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torpeō —, —, ēre

TORP-, to be stiff, be numb, be inactive, be torpid : torpentes gelu, numb , L.: torpent infractae ad proelia vires, V.: torpente palato, Iu.—Fig., to be stupid, be stupefied, be dull, be inactive : torpentibus metu qui aderant, L.: deum volumus cessatione torpere: Defixis oculis animoque et corpore torpet, H.: cum Pausiacā torpes tabellā, are lost in admiration , H.: frigere ac torpere senis consilia, are feeble , L.: si tua re subitā consilia torpent, i. e. if you are surprised out of your self-possession , L.: Tyrii desperatione torpebant, Cu.

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