Definition of frigesco
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LNS
frīgescō, frīgescere, frixī, -
frigeo
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to become or grow cold, to be chilled
  2. To become inactive, languid, faint
  3. To become cold towards
Abbreviations
frīgesco, frixi (frigui, Hier. Ep. 52, no. 2), 3, v. inch. n. [frigeo], to become or grow cold, to be chilled (mostly ante-class. and post-Aug.; perh. not used by Cic.). Lit.: eodem addito oleum, postea fervefacito: infundito in catinum, uti frigescat, Cato, R. R. 1, 156, 6: frigescit terra, Lucr. 6, 865: ubi frigescere pedes manusque intelligit, Tac. A. 15, 70; cf.: Ulixi cor frixit prae pavore, Liv. Andron. ap. Serv. Verg. A. 1, 92: (sanguis) cum metu refugit, abit omnis et pallore frigescit, Quint. 11, 3, 78: frigescens vulnus, Curt. 8, 10.

— Trop. To become inactive, languid, faint: si Parthi vos nihil calfaciunt, nos hic frigore frigescimus, Cael. ap. Cic. Fam. 8, 6, 5: frigescit affectus, Quint. 11, 3, 133: non patiamur frigescere hoc opus (i. e. miserationem), id. 6, 1, 29.

—* To become cold towards any one: vide sis, ne majorum tibi forte Limina frigescant, receive thee coldly, Pers. 1, 109.
 
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