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amb-ūrō ūssī, ūstus, ere

ambi + uro, to burn round, scorch, singe, consume: hic (Verres) sociorum ambustus incendio: Terret ambustus Phaethon avaras Spes, H.—Jestingly: tribunus ambustus, singed: libris Ambustus propriis, on a funeral pile of his own books, H.: torris, i. e. still burning, V.—Meton., to injure by cold, benumb: ambusti vi frigoris, Ta. — Fig., P. pass., singed, injured, damaged: fortunarum mearum reliquias: damnatione collegae prope ambustus, L.

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