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lentesco , ĕre,
I.v. inch. n. [lentus], to become viscous or sticky; to become pliant, soft (perh. not ante-Aug.).
II. Trop., to slacken, relax: “lentescunt tempore curae,Ov. A. A. 2, 357. —Of persons: “non torpenti lentescit affectu,Ambros. in Luc. 8, 1.
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