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tābēscō buī, —, ere, inch.

tabeo, to dwindle, waste away, melt, decay : tabescit (umor) calore: Tabuerant cerae, O.—Fig., of persons, to pine, languish, decline, waste : perspicio nobis in hac calamitate tabescendum esse: ecquem, Qui sic tabuerit, longo meministis in aevo? languished for love , O.: morbo tabescens: dolore ac miseriā, T.: otio, through inactivity : Tabuit ex illo, for love of him , O.: vacuo lecto, Pr.: Quod aliena capella gerat distentius uber, Tabescat, wastes with envy , H.—Of things, to waste away, be wasted : pati regnum tabescere, S.

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