Definition of aresco
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Orthography ID = 2004329
1.
LNS
ārescō, ārescere, -, -
areo
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to become dry
  2. to languish
  3. to dry up, wither
  4. to pine away in sickness
  5. to sink, be overcome
Abbreviations
āresco, ere, v. n. inch. [areo], to become dry. Lit.: dum mea (vestimenta) arescunt, Plaut. Rud. 2, 7, 17: fluvius arescat, Vulg. Job, 14, 11: arescat aqua de mari, ib. Isa. 19, 5: arescente undā, Tac. A. 13, 57: quasi faenum, ita arescet, Vulg. Isa. 51, 12.

—Of tears: cito arescit lacrima, praesertim in alienis malis, Cic. Part. Or. 17; so id. Inv. 1, 56 fin.

— Trop., to languish. Of plants, to dry up, wither: nullo modo facilius arbitror posse herbas arescere et interfici, to dry up, Cic. Oecon. ap. Non. p. 450, 1; so Plin. 8, 38, 57, ยง 137: truncus (arboris), Tac. A. 13, 58: vitis, Vulg. Ezech. 17, 9; 17, 10: palmes, ib. Joan. 15, 6: manus (branch), ib. Job, 15, 32.

— Of persons (eccl. Lat.), to pine away in sickness: (filius meus) stridet dentibus et arescit, Vulg. Marc. 9, 17.

—So, to sink, be overcome, with fear: arescentibus hominibus prae timore, Luc. 21, 26.
 
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