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sătŭro , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. satur, fill, glut, cloy, satiate (rare but class.; syn. satio).
B. Transf., in gen., to fill, furnish abundantly, saturate with a thing (poet. and in post-Aug. prose): “nec saturare fimo pingui pudeat sola,Verg. G. 1, 80: “novalia stercore,Col. 2, 9, 15: “betam multo stercore,Pall. Febr. 24, 10: “jejunia terrae fimo, Col. poët. 10, 82: culta aquis,” i. e. to water, irrigate, Mart. 8, 28, 4; cf.: pallam Tyrio murice, to saturate, to dye or color richly, Ov. M. 11, 166; Mart. 8, 48, 5; Claud. in Ruf. 1, 208: “capillum multo amomo,to anoint, Stat. S. 3, 4, 82: “tabulas pice,to smear, cover, Vitr. 10, 11 fin.; cf.: “aditus murium querno cinere,Pall. 1, 35, 11: “horrea,to fill, stuff, Lucil. Aetn. 266.—
II. Trop.
A. In gen., to fill, satisfy, content, sate: “mens erecta saturataque bonarum cogitationum epulis,Cic. Div. 1, 29, 61: “homines saturati honoribus,id. Planc. 8, 20: “ex eorum agris atque urbibus expleti atque saturati cum hoc cumulo quaestus decederent,Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 42, § 100: “saturavi perfidiam et scelus proditorum,id. Dom. 17, 44; Cat. 64, 220: “saturavit se sanguine civium,Cic. Phil. 2, 24, 59: “crudelitatem,to satisfy, sate, id. Vatin. 3, 6.—In a Gr. construction: Juno necdum antiquum saturata dolorem, not yet satisfied or assuaged, Verg. A. 5, 608.—*
B. In partic., subject. (for the usu. satio), to cause to loathe, to make weary of or disgusted with a thing: hae res vitae me saturant, * Plaut. Stich. 1, 1, 18.—Hence, sătŭ-rātus , a, um, P. a. (acc. to I. B.); of color, full, rich: “color saturatior,Plin. 21, 8, 22, § 46.
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