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ē-bullĭo , īre, 4 (and post-class. ēbullo , āre, 1), v. n. and
I. Neutr., to boil up, bubble up (post-class.).
A. Lit.: “fontium venae ebullant,Tert. de Pall. 2.—
B. Trop., to come forth bubbling, to appear boisterously: dum risus ebullit App. M. 2, p. 128.—Poet.: “o si Ebullit patrui praeclarum funus! i. e. utinam patruus moriatur,Pers. 2, 10 Dübner: “priusquam hujus monstri idoli artifices ebullissent,Tert. Idol. 3: “de Perside,to hurry confusedly away, Vulg. 2 Mac. 1, 12.—
II. Act. (class., but rare).
A. Lit.: “animam,” i. e. to breathe out, give up the ghost, Sen. Apoc. 4, 2; Petr. 42, 3; 62, 10.—
B. To produce in abundance: “et ebulliet fluvius ranas,Vulg. Exod. 8, 3; cf.: “os fatuorum ebullit stultitiam,id. Prov. 15, 2.—Trop.: “virtutes,” i. e. to boast of, Cic. Tusc. 3, 18, 42 Kühn; cf. id. Fin. 5, 27, 80 (and the Gr. παφλάζειν).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Old Testament, Proverbs, 15.2
    • Old Testament, Exodus, 8.3
    • Cicero, de Finibus Bonorum et Malorum, 5.27
    • Cicero, Tusculanae Disputationes, 3.18
    • Persius, Saturae, 2
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