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ex-terrĕo , ŭi, ĭtum, 2, v. a.,
I.to strike with terror, to frighten, affright (class.; in Cic. and Caes. only in the pass.): talia commemorat lacrimans, exterrita somno, Enn. ap. Cic. Div. 1, 20, 40 (Ann. v. 37 ed. Vahl.); cf.: “quo aspectu exterrita clamorem sustulit,Cic. Div. 1, 36, 79; and: “improvisa simul species exterret utrumque,Hor. Ep. 1, 6, 11 (K. and H.; but acc. to Jacobs, externat, i. e. exsternat; “see exsterno): repentino periculo exterriti,Caes. B. C. 1, 75, 3: “repentino hostium incursu,id. ib. 1, 41, 4: “vehementius exterreri,id. ib. 2, 4, 4: “praeter modum exterreri,Cic. Off. 2, 10, 37: “legiones exterruit vultu,Tac. A. 1, 42: “vi ac minis alares exterruit,id. ib. 15, 11: “novitate,Lucr. 2, 1040: “timuitque exterrita pennis Ales,Verg. A. 5, 505.—Poet.: “(anguis) exterritus aestu,roused up, made wild. Verg. G. 3, 434; cf.: “exterritus Aruns laetitia mixtoque metu,id. ib. 11, 806.
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    • Vergil, Aeneid, 5.505
    • Vergil, Georgics, 3.434
    • Caesar, Civil War, 1.75.3
    • Tacitus, Annales, 1.42
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 2.1040
    • Cicero, De Divinatione, 1.20
    • Cicero, De Divinatione, 1.36
    • Cicero, De Officiis, 2.10
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