Definition of exterreo
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LNS
exterreō, exterrēre, exterruī, exterritus
ex, terreo
verb (2nd conjugation)
  1. to strike with terror, to frighten, affright
Abbreviations
ex-terreo, ui, itum, 2, v. a., to strike with terror, to frighten, affright (class.; in Cic. and Caes. only in the pass.): talia commemorat lacrimans, exterrita somno, Enn. ap. Cic. Div. 1, 20, 40 (Ann. v. 37 ed. Vahl.); cf.: quo aspectu exterrita clamorem sustulit, Cic. Div. 1, 36, 79; and: improvisa simul species exterret utrumque, Hor. Ep. 1, 6, 11 (K. and H.; but acc. to Jacobs, externat, i. e. exsternat; see exsterno): repentino periculo exterriti, Caes. B. C. 1, 75, 3: repentino hostium incursu, id. ib. 1, 41, 4: vehementius exterreri, id. ib. 2, 4, 4: praeter modum exterreri, Cic. Off. 2, 10, 37: legiones exterruit vultu, Tac. A. 1, 42: vi ac minis alares exterruit, id. ib. 15, 11: novitate, Lucr. 2, 1040: timuitque exterrita pennis Ales, Verg. A. 5, 505.

—Poet.: (anguis) exterritus aestu, roused up, made wild. Verg. G. 3, 434; cf.: exterritus Aruns laetitia mixtoque metu, id. ib. 11, 806.
 
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