Lewis & Short

Parsing inflected forms may not always work as expected. If the following does not give the correct word, try Latin Words or Perseus.

ē-luctor, ātus, 1, v. dep. n. and a. (perh. not ante-Aug.).

  1. I. Neutr., to struggle out, force one’s way out: aqua omnis, Verg. G. 2, 244; so of streams, Sen. Q. N. 4, 2; Luc. 2, 219.
    Trop.: ipse, compositus alias, et velut eluctantium verborum, promptius eloquebatur, i. e. hesitating in speech, unready, Tac. A. 4, 31.
  2. II. Act., to struggle out of any thing; also, to surmount a difficulty, to obtain by striving: tot ac tam validas manus, Liv. 24, 26 fin.: nives, Tac. H. 3, 59; cf.: locorum difficultates, id. Agr. 17 fin.: furorem, Stat. Ach. 1, 525 et saep.: viam ponti, Val. Fl. 8, 184.