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flā^grantĭa , ae, f. flagro,
I.a burning, a glowing heat, ardor (mostly post-class.).
I. Lit.: “montis (Aetnae),Gell. 17, 10, 8: “solis,App. M. 4, p. 157; 6, p. 178: “aestatis,Arn. 2, p. 69: “aestiva,the heat of summer, Mart. Cap. 8, p. 183: non flagrantiā oculorum, non libertate sermonis, sed etiam complexu; etc., * Cic. Cael. 20, 49.—
II. Trop.: omnem pectoris flagrantiam sedare, vehement desire, Prud. στεφ. 10, 734: “materna,maternal affection, Gell. 12, 1, 22.—Concr. as a term of reproach: “etiam opprobras vim, flagiti flagrantia?thou burning shame! worst of scoundrels! Plaut. Rud. 3, 4, 28; cf. flagitium, II. A.
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