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sitiō īvī, —, īre

sitis, to thirst, be thirsty .— Prov.: mediis in undis (in allusion to Tantalus), O.Pass: Quo plus sunt potae, plus sitiuntur aquae, are thirsted for , O.To be dried up, be parched, want moisture : sitire agros: tosta sitit tellus, O.: ipsi fontes iam sitiunt.—Fig., to thirst after, long for, desire eagerly, covet : sanguinem nostrum: honores.

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