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rŭbor , ōris, m. rubeo,
I.redness of all shades, cf. Gell. 2, 26, 5 (class.).
II. In partic., a blush.
B. Meton. (causa pro effectu), shamefacedness, bashfulness, modesty (syn. pudor; “not freq. till after the Aug. per.): (orator) praestet ingenuitatem et ruborem suum verborum turpitudine et rerum obscenitate vitandā,Cic. de Or. 2, 59, 242; cf.: “ruborem incutere,Liv. 45, 37 fin.: “ruborem afferre,Tac. A. 13, 15: “vox, quae vel rabulae cuivis ruborem inicere potest,to put to the blush, Auct. Her. 4, 10, 14: “vultu modesto ruborisque pleno (shortly after: verecundia oris),Suet. Dom. 18: “proprius,Tac. H. 4, 7: “antiquitatis,Plin. 36, 1, 2, § 4.—
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