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vălesco , ĕre,
I.v. inch. n. [valeo], to grow strong, acquire strength (rare; “not in Cic.): (puerorum aetas) tali pacto recreata valescat,Lucr. 1, 942; 4, 17: sucus ex quo omne corpus valescit, Ambros. de Noë et Arca, 9, 28.—
II. Trop.: “scelera impetu, bona consilia mora valescere,Tac. H. 1, 32: “falsa,id. A. 2, 39: “superstitiones,id. ib. 11, 15: “meditatio et labor in posterum,id. ib. 4, 61.
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