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pinguesco , ĕre,
I.v. inch. n. [pinguis], to become or grow fat.
II. Transf.
B. To become shining, like fat: “achates politurā pinguescit,Plin. 37, 10, 65, § 177.—
C. To aspirate in speaking: Aeolenses Graeci, in quibusdam dictionibus, ut pinguescant, digamma apponunt ut pro Elena dicunt Velena, Serg. p. 1827 P.—
III. Poet., to increase, grow more violent: “flammae pinguescunt,Sil. 7, 354.
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