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Lewis : glomero

glomero, glŏmĕro, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. glomus, to wind or form into a ball, gather into a round heap, to conglobate, glomerate (poet. and in post-Aug. prose). Lit.: lanam in orbes, Ov. M. 6, 19: sic terram deus, ne non aequalis ab omni Parte foret, magni speciem glomeravit in orbis, id. ib. 1, 35; 9, 222: Eae (offae) maxime glomerantur ex ficis et farre mixto, Varr. R. R. 3, 5, 4: ubi venae inter se implicatae glomerantur, Cels. 7, 22; so, glomerata viscera, Ov. M. 8, 401: atra favilla volat glomerataque corpus in unum Densatur, id. ib. 13, 604: frusta mero glomerata vomentem, id. ib. 14, 212; cf. Verg. A. 3, 577: cum grandinem venti glomeratam in terras agunt, Liv. 1, 31, 2: glomeratae turbine nives, Sil. 3, 523: glomeratus pulvis, Luc. 6, 296: (Lapithae) equitem docuere sub armis Insultare solo et gressus glomerare superbos, i. e. to make a horse bring his feet together, make him prance (trot or amble), Verg. G. 3, 117; cf. Macr. S. 6, 9, 8 sqq., and v. glomeratio.

Transf., to gather into a round heap or knot, to collect, press, crowd, assemble together: agmina cervi Pulverulenta fuga glomerant, Verg. A. 4, 155: glomerare manum bello, id. ib. 2, 315: dum se glomerant retroque residunt, id. ib. 9, 539: legiones in testudinem glomerabantur, Tac. H. 3, 31: collecti Troes glomerantur eodem, Verg. A. 9, 689; cf. id. ib. 440: apes mixtae glomerantur in orbem, id. G. 4, 79; Plin. 11, 18, 20, § 64: ad terram gurgite ab alto Quam multae glomerantur aves, Verg. A. 6, 311; cf. Plin. 9, 22, 38, § 75: foedam tempestatem, Verg. G. 1, 323; cf.: fumiferam noctem, id. A. 8, 254: semina vocis glomerata, Lucr. 3, 497; cf. ib. 541.

Trop.: omnia fixa tuus glomerans determinat annus, qs. revolving, Cic. poët. Div. 1, 12, 19: haec vetusta, saeclis glomerata horridis, Luctifica clades nostro infixa est corpori, accumulated, id. poët. Tusc. 2, 10, 25: glomerare simul fas et nefas, Prud. Cath. 3, 134.

Hence, * adv.: glŏmĕrāte: quis oratorum densata glomeratius aut dixit aut cogitavit? more succinctly, Aus. Grat. Act. 29.