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prō-flo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a., blow forth, breathe out.
B. Transf., to melt, liquefy by blowing (postAug.): massa proflatur in primis, mox in proflatum additur, etc., Plin. 34, 9, 20, § 97. —
II. Trop., to blow or breathe out (poet. and post-Aug.): “noctem Tartaream pectore,Val. Fl. 6, 435: “toto proflabat pectore somnum,” i.e. was snoring, Verg. A. 9, 326: “iras,” i.e. to puff and blow, to fret, fume, Plin. 8, 4, 5, § 9.—
B. To puff out: “nares,App. M. 7, p. 193, 29.
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