previous next
păvĕo , pāvi (
I.part. pres. gen. plur. paventūm, Ov. M. 14, 412), 2, v. n. and a. [etym. dub.; perh. akin with pavio].
I. Neutr., to be struck with fear or terror, to tremble or quake with fear, to be afraid, be terrified (perh. not used by Cic.; not in Cæs.; “syn.: tremo, trepido, timeo, metuo): nam et intus paveo et foris formido,Plaut. Cist. 4, 2, 20: “mihi paveo,Ter. Phorm. 1, 4, 10; Plaut. Curc. 2, 1, 10: “ne pave,id. Am. 5, 1, 58; id. Mil. 3, 3, 21: “quaeres, quando iterum paveas,Hor. S. 2, 7, 69: “paventes ad omnia,Liv. 5, 42, 4: “repente Maurus incerto vultu pavens ad Sullam accurrit,in great fear, Sall. J. 106, 2; Ov. M. 8, 89: “admiratione paventibus cunctis,seized with astonishment, Liv. 7, 34, 7; cf.: “speque metuque pavent,Ov. F. 3, 362: “in alieno discrimine sibi pavens, ne adlevasse videretur,Tac. H. 2, 63; cf. “venae,id. ib. 5, 6: “hoc sermone pavent,” i. e. express their fears, Juv. 6, 189.—With prepp. (eccl. Lat.): “pavete ad sanctuarium meum,Vulg. Lev. 26, 2; cf. id. Deut. 31, 6: “pavens pro arcā Dei,id. 1 Reg. 4, 13: “pavebit a facie consilii Domini,id. Isa. 19, 17; cf. id. ib. 30, 31; “31, 4: super quo pavet anima,id. Ezech. 24, 21.—
II. Act., to fear, dread, be terrified at: “et illud paveo et hoc formido,Plaut. Cist. 2, 1, 59; “so with a general object: ad hoc mulieres . . . miserari parvos liberos, rogitare, omnia pavere,Sall. C. 31, 3: noctem paventes, Poët. ap. Cic. Tusc. 2, 10, 23: “quis Parthum paveat, quis gelidum Scythen?Hor. C. 4, 5, 25: “ut pavet acres Agna lupos capreaeque leones!id. Epod. 12, 25: “tristiorem casum,Tac. H. 1, 29: “mores alicujus,id. ib. 1, 50: “saturam serpentibus ibin,Juv. 15, 3: “mortem,Plin. 2, 12, 9, § 54: “funera,Hor. C. 4, 14, 49: “(Castanea) pavet novitatem,Plin. 17, 20, 34, § 149.—Pass. (in Plin. 31, 9, 45, § 104, read batuerentur): “nec pedibus tantum pavendas serpentes,Plin. 8, 23, 35, § 85.—Perh. here too belongs: paveri frumenta dicebant antiqui, quae de vaginā non bene exibant, Fest. p 251 and 253 Müll.; v. Müll. ad loc.—
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: