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flŭĭdus (access. form, flŭvĭdus , Lucr. 2, 452; 464 sq.; Sedul. Carm. 4, 186; Sen. Ep. 58, 24), a, um, adj. fluo,
I.flowing, fluid, moist (mostly poet. and in post-Aug. prose; not in Cic. or Caes.).
II. Transf.
A. In opposition to solid or firm, soft, slack, lax, languid (syn.: “fluxus, languidus): lacerti,Ov. M. 15, 231; cf.: “labor et aestus mollia et fluida Gallorum corpora decedere pugna coëgit,Liv. 34, 47, 5: “caro,Plin. 9, 30, 50, § 95: “vestis,flowing, loose, Just. 41, 2; Sen. Oed. 422.—*
B. Act., dissolving: “calor,Ov. M. 15, 362.
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