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ŏb-haeresco , haesi, 3,
I.v. inch. n., to stick fast, remain stuck; in the tempp. perf., to be stuck fast, to cleave or adhere to a thing (poet. and in post-Aug. prose).
I. Lit.: “aurum stirpibus obhaerescit,App. M. 6, p. 178, 19: ubi in medio nobis equosacer obhaesit Flumine, * Lucr. 4, 420: consurgenti ei primum lacinia obhaesit, * Suet. Ner. 19.—
II. Transf., to cleave or cling to: “utrisque pecunia sua obhaesit,Sen. Tranq. 8, 2.
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