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dīlūcesco , luxi, 3,
I.v. inch. n. [diluceo], to grow light, to begin to shine, to dawn; in the perf., to shine (rare but class.).
II. Pers.: omnem crede diem tibi diluxisse supremum, etc., * Hor. Ep. 1, 4, 13; cf. Gell. 3, 2.— Trop.: “donec diluxit rerum genetalis origo,Lucr. 5, 176: “ista dilucescant allucente misericordiā tuā,August. Civ. D. 11, 22.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Cicero, Against Catiline, 3.3
    • Cicero, Philippics, 12.2.5
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 5.176
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 36, 24
    • Gellius, Noctes Atticae, 3.2
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