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păvĭto , āre,
I.v. freq. n. and a. [paveo].
I. In gen., to tremble or quake with fear, to be very fearful, be greatly afraid; to tremble at (ante-class. and poet.): “quae pueri in tenebris pavitant,Lucr. 2, 58: “prosequitur pavitans,Verg. A. 2, 107: “effusis pavitantem fletibus,Val. Fl. 7, 410: “pavitante gressu sequere fallaces vias,Sen. Oed. 1047.—
II. In partic., to shake or shiver with the ague, to have the ague, Ter. Hec. 3, 1, 41.
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