Lewis & Short

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in-curvo, āvi, ātum, āre, v. a., to bend, bow, crook, curve (in Cic. only once in part. pass.; elsewhere poet. and post-Aug.).

  1. I. Lit.: flexos arcus, Verg. A. 5, 500.
    Pass.: robur et olea incurvantur, Plin. 16, 42, 81, § 222: lentos remos, Cat. 64, 183.
    Of persons: incurvari, to be bowed down, bent, Sen. ad Polyb. 7, 2; Capitol. Ant. Pii, 13, 1.
    In part. pass.: bacillum inflexum et incurvatum, crooked, Cic. Fin. 2, 11, 33.
    1. B. Pregn., in mal. part., = paedicare, Mart. 11, 43, 5.
  2. II. Trop., to bend, cast down, disturb: non est magnus animus, quem incurvat injuria, Sen. de Ira, 3, 5 fin.: aliquem querelā, to move to commiseration, Pers. 1, 91.