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squāleō uī, —, ēre

squalus; 2 CAL-, to be stiff, be rigid, be rough : squalentes infode conchas, i. e. rough , V.: auro squalens lorica, V.: maculis auro squalentibus, V.: squalentia tela venenis, O.To be filthy, be neglected, be squalid, lie waste : Squalenti Dido comā, O.: Squalens barba, V.: squalebant corpora morbo, O.: squalent abductis arva colonis, lie untilled , V.: squalens litus, Ta.—Because soiled garments were a sign of mourning, to go in mourning, wear the garb of grief : squalebat civitas veste mutatā: squalent municipia.

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