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ē-nĭtesco , -nitŭi, 3,
I.v. inch. n., to shine forth, shine out, become bright (freq. in the post-Aug. per.).
II. Trop., to shine forth, become distinguished: “sibi novum bellum exoptabat, ubi virtus enitescere posset,Sall. C. 54, 4: “gloria,Auct. Her. 4, 44, 57; cf. Gell. 17, 21, 33: “facundia,Quint. 10, 5, 14; cf. Tac. Or. 20: “utque studiis honestis et eloquentiae gloria enitesceret,id. A. 12, 58: “plebs togā (i. e. pacis artibus),id. ib. 11, 7.
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