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ef-flŭo , xi, 3, v. n. (and very rarely
I.a.), to flow or run out, to flow forth (class.; esp. freq. in the trop. sense).
B. Act.: “ne (amphorae) effluant vinum,Petr. 71, 11; cf. Claud. Prob. et Olyb. 52.—
C. Transf., of non-fluid bodies, to go out, issue forth (poet. and in post-Aug. prose): “Epicuri figurae, quas e summis corporibus dicit effluere,Quint. 10, 2, 15 Spald.; cf. Gell. 5, 16, 3: effluit effuso cui toga laxa sinu, *Tib. 1, 6, 40 (dub.—Müll. et fluit); cf. Claud. IV. Cons. Honor. 208: “manibus opus effluit,slips from, drops from, Lucr. 6, 795; cf. Ov. M. 3, 39; Curt. 8, 14.—
2. To vanish, disappear: “de pectore caedis notae,Ov. M. 6, 670; cf. * Suet. Aug. 97; Plin. 27, 13, 111, § 138.—
II. Trop.: utrumque hoc falsum est: effluet, i. e. it will go abroad, become known = emanabit, * Ter. Eun. 1, 2, 41; cf. “Auct. Or. pro Domo, 46, 121: impropria interim effluunt,slip out, Quint. 10, 3, 20: “tanta est intimorum multitudo, ut ex iis aliquis potius effluat, quam novo sit aditus,Cic. Fam. 6, 19, 2: “ne effluant haec ab oculis tuis,Vulg. Prov. 3, 21.—
2. To pass away, disappear, vanish (cf. I. B. 2.): “praeterita aetas quamvis longa cum effluxisset,Cic. de Sen. 2, 4; cf. id. ib. 19, 69; id. Att. 12, 43 fin.; Quint. 11, 2, 44: “viso mens aegra effluxit hiatu,Sil. 6, 245; cf.: “effluet in lacrimas,to melt, dissolve, Luc. 9, 106.—So esp. to escape from the memory: “ut istuc veniam ante quam plane ex animo tuo effluo,am forgotten, Cic. Fam. 7, 14, 1; cf. id. Fin. 1, 12, 41; id. Brut. 61, 219; Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 26; Ov. R. Am. 646.
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