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dis-tābesco , bŭi, 3,
I.v. inch. n., to consume or melt away (ante- and post-class.).
I. Lit.: “distabescit sal,Cato R. R. 24; so, “jecur in coquendo, Fest. S. V. MONSTRA, p. 157, 14 Müll.: suspirium in aqua,Veg. Vet. 1, 11, 13.—
II. Trop.: “in quantas iniquitates distabui!Aug. Conf. 3, 3.
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