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Lewis : gradior

gradior, grădĭor, gressus, 3, v. dep. n. [Sanscr. kra-, kram, to go; Goth. skrei-tan; Germ. schreiten, Schritt], to take steps, to step, walk, go (rare but class.; cf.: eo, grassor, incedo, vado, pergo, etc.): jam vero alia animalia gradiendo, alia serpendo ad pastum accedunt, alia volando, alia nando, etc., Cic. N. D. 2, 47, 122; cf.: quasdam (bestias) esse gradientes, id. Tusc. 5, 13, 38: si graderere tantum, quantum loquere, jam esses ad forum, Plaut. Ps. 4, 7, 138: si maledicetis, vostro gradiar limite, id. Poen. 3, 3, 19: inde auctumnus adit, graditur simul Euhius Euan, Lucr. 5, 743: longe gradientem et dira frementem Ut videre, Verg. A. 10, 572; cf.: gradiens ingenti passu, Ov. M. 13, 776: induiturque aures lente gradientis aselli, id. ib. 11, 179: si quo hic gradietur, pariter progrediminor, Plaut. Ps. 3, 2, 70: fidenti animo gradietur ad mortem, Cic. Tusc. 1, 46, 110: pariter gressi per opaca viarum, Verg. A. 6, 633; cf. Ov. M. 2, 80.

With a homogeneous object: uterque sexus (mulus et mula) viam recte graditur, Col. 6, 37, 11.

Poet. transf., of inanim. and abstr. things: ut nubes paulatim repit et omne qua graditur conturbat, Lucr. 6, 1122: radit vox fauces saepe, facitque asperiora foras gradiens arteria clamor (corresp. to ire foras primordia vocum), id. 4, 529.

Trop., of the conduct of life, to walk, live, conduct one's self (eccl. Lat.): cum sapientibus, Vulg. Prov. 13, 20: in superbia, id. Dan. 4, 34 al