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ē-rŭbesco , bŭi, 3,
I.v. inch. n. and a.
I. Neutr., to grow red, to redden.
A. In gen.: “vidi te totis erubuisse genis,Ov. Am. 2, 8, 16; id. M. 4, 330; id. Pont. 2, 1, 36. —
B. In partic., to redden or blush with shame, to feel ashamed.
(β). With inf. (postAug. and freq.; in Cic. Leg. 1, 19, 50, pudet enim loqui is the true reading): “noli erubescere collegam habere,Liv. 10, 8; 45, 35, 5; Quint. 1, 10, 13; 6, 1, 14; Verg. E. 6, 2; Curt. 6, 5, 5; Plin. Ep. 9, 27, 2; Sen. Contr. 1, 8, 3.—
II. Act., with acc.: “jura fidemque Supplicis erubuit,he respected, Verg. A. 2, 542: “fratres,to blush on account of, Prop. 3, 14, 20 (4, 13, 20 M.): “soloecismum,Sen. Ep. 95, 9 (dub. al. soloecismo).—In the part. fut. pass. erubescendus, a, um, of which one should be ashamed: “ignes (amoris),Hor. C. 1, 27, 15: “id urbi Romanae fore erubescendum,Liv. 38, 59, 11; Vell. 2, 130, 4; Curt. 4, 21, 4: “sentina,Val. Max. 2, 7, 1: “causa belli,Flor. 2, 14, 3: “anni domesticis cladibus,id. 3, 12, 3.
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