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aegresco , ĕre, 3,
I.v. inch. n. [aegreo], to become ill, to grow sick (not in Cic.).
I. Lit.: morbis aegrescimus ĭsdem, * Lucr. 5, 349: “aegrescunt corvi,Plin. 10, 12, 15, § 32.—
II. Fig.
A. To grow worse: violentia Turni exsuperat magis, aegrescitque (i. e. asperior fit) medendo, * Verg. A. 12, 45: “in corde sedens aegrescit cura parentis,Stat. Th. 1, 400.—
B. To be troubled, anxious, afflicted, grieved: “rebus laetis,Stat. Th. 2, 18: his anxia mentem Aegrescit curis (mentem, Gr. acc.), id. ib. 12, 193: “sollicitudine,Tac. A. 15, 25 fin.
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