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ăd-hinnĭo , īvi, or ĭi, ītum, 4, v. n., neigh to or after.
I. Lit., constr. with dat. and acc., also ad and in with acc.: “fortis equus visae semper adhinnit equae,Ov. Rem. Am. 634; cf. id. A. A. 1, 208; Plin. 35, 10, 36, § 95.—Hence, of lewd persons, Plaut. Fragm. ap. Mai. p. 19; Prud. ap. Symm. 1, 57: “aliquem,August. de Mor. Manich. 2, 19: “in aliquam,Arn. 4, p. 135: so, “ad aliquam,Vulg. Jer. 5, 8 al.
II. Fig., to strive after or long for with voluptuous desire: admissarius iste ad illius orationem adhinnivit, gave his passionate assent to, expressed his delight in, etc., Cic. Pis. 28, 69: “virginis delicatas voculas,App. M. 6, p. 185.
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    • Old Testament, Jeremiah, 5.8
    • Cicero, Against Piso, 28.69
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