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exhorresco , rŭi, 3,
I.v. inch. n. and a. [exhorreo].
I. Neutr., to tremble or shudder exceedingly, to be terrified (class.): non possum non exhorrescere, si quid intra cutem subest vulneris, Planc. ap. Cic. Fam. 10, 18, 3: “in quo igitur homines exhorrescunt?Cic. de Or. 3, 14, 53: “metu,id. Fin. 1, 13, 43: “oraque buxo Pallidiora gerens exhorruit aequoris instar,Ov. M. 4, 135: “omnis spiris exhorruit arbor,Val. Fl. 7, 527.—
II. Act., to tremble or shudder at any thing, to be terrified at, to dread (poet.): “vultus amicos,Verg. A. 7, 265: “furores,Sil. 3, 146: “verbere candentes armos,Val. Fl. 4, 380; Vulg. Job, 19, 17.
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