I.to be rough
or uneven on the surface, to bristle
, Lat. horrere
, of a corn-field, Il.
; of a line of battle, Il.
; of hair or bristles, to bristle up, stand on end
;—c. acc. cogn., φρίσσειν λοφιήν to set up his bristly
; φρ. νῶτον Il.
; χαίτην Ar.
II.of a feeling of chill, when one's skin contracts and forms what we call goose-skin, or when the hair stands up on end:
1.of the effect of cold, to shiver, Hes.
of the effect of fear, to shiver, shudder
: c. acc. to shudder at
; πέφρικα Ἐρινὺν τελέσαι I tremble
at the thought of her accomplishing, Aesch.
;—so c. dat., ἐρετμοῖς φρίξουσιν
they shall shudder
at the oars, Orac. ap. Hdt.
:—also c. part., πέφρικα λεύσσων I shudder at
; and c. inf. to fear to
3.to thrill with passionate joy, Soph.