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ex-sanguis (exang- ), e, adj.,
I.deprived of blood, without blood, bloodless (class.).
B. Transf., pale, wan: genae, Poët. ap. Cic. Tusc. 3, 12, 26: “exsanguis metu,Ov. M. 9, 224; cf.: “diffugimus visu exsangues,Verg. A. 2, 212: “herbae,Ov. M. 4, 267.—Act.: “cuminum,making pale, Hor. Ep. 1, 19, 18 (cf.: “cuminum omne pallorem bibentibus gignit,Plin. 20, 14, 57, § 159): “horror,Claud. in Ruf. 2, 130.—
II. Trop., powerless, feeble, weak: “aridum et exsangue orationis genus,Auct. Her. 4, 11, 16; cf.: “exsanguis et attritus,Tac. Or. 18: “vox nimis exilis et exsanguis,Gell. 13, 20, 5: “exsangues crudescunt luctibus anni (senectutis),Stat. Th. 11, 323: “imperium,id. ib. 5, 325.
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