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fŏcillo (fŏcĭlo ), āvi, ātum, 1, v. a., and fŏcillor , ātus, 1, v. dep. focus,
I.to revive or refresh by warmth, to resuscitate one who is faint or nearly dead: “ipse paucis diebus aegre focilatus decessit,Plin. Ep. 3, 14, 4; 3, 16, 12.—
II. Trop., to cherish (very rare): “pudet me sic tecum loqui et tam levibus remediis te focillare,Sen. Ep. 13 fin.: “societatem,Suet. Aug. 17.—In the deponent form: suum quisque diversi commodum focillantur, foster, cherish, Varr. ap. Non. 481, 15.
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