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aestus ūs, m

AID-, an agitation, glow, heat, rage of fire: furit aestus ad auras, V.: quia oleam momorderit aestus, H.: labore et aestu languidi, S.: ad aestūs vitandos aedificare, Cs.: Aestibus mediis, in midday heat, V.: Caniculae, H.: sidereus, O.: ulceris aestus, fever: aegri aestu febrique iactantur.—Poet., summer: medio in aestu, O. — Of the sea, a heaving, swell, surge: fervet aestu pelagus; cf. exsultant aestu latices, boil up, V.: aequoris, breakers, V.: ingreditur ferventes aestibus undas, O.The waves, billows, sea: delphines aestum secabant, V.: maritimos aestūs maximos in oceano efficere, tides: minuente aestu, at low tide, Cs.—Fig.: quantos aestūs habet ratio comitiorum, tides of passion: civilis belli aestus, H.: quasi aestus ingeni.—Irresolution, uncertainty, hesitation: qui tibi aestus, qui error: amor irarum fluctuat aestu, V.: aestūs graves, H.

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