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occallesco (obc- ), lui, 3,
I.v. inch. n. [ob-calleo], to get a thick skin; to grow or become callous.
I. Lit.: “latera occallescunt plagis,Plaut. As. 2, 4, 13; Cels. 4, 24. —Poet., of one metamorphosed into a swine: “os sensi occallescere rostro,Ov. M. 14, 282.—
II. Trop., to become callous, hardened, insensible: “jam prorsus occallui,Cic. Att. 2, 18, 4: “longā patientiā occallui,Plin. Ep. 2, 15, 2: “sic mores occalluere,Col. 8, 16, 6.
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