Definition of inhorresco
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LNS
inhorrescō, inhorrescere, -, -
inhorreo
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to send forth sharp points, to rise erect, to bristle up
  2. to tremble, shake, shiver
  3. To quake, shudder
  4. to shudder at
Abbreviations
in-horresco, 3, v. inch. n., to send forth sharp points, to rise erect, to bristle up. Lit.: gallinae inhorrescunt edito ovo excutiuntque sese, Plin. 10, 41, 57, § 116: inhorrescit mare, Pac. ap. Cic. Div. 1, 14, 24 (Trag. Rel. v. 411 Rib.): mobilibus veris inhorruit Adventus foliis (poet. for folia inhorrescunt, varie agitantur auris vernis), Hor. C. 1, 23, 5, v. Orell. ad h. l.: frigorum impatientia papiliones villis inhorrescunt, Plin. 11, 23, 27, § 77: trifolium inhorrescere et folia contra tempestatem subrigere, id. 18, 35, 89, § 365: Atlas nemoribus inhorrescit, Sol. 24.

— Transf., to tremble, shake, shiver. With fever, Cels. 3, 12 med.: frigida potio inutilis est iis qui facile inhorrescunt, id. 1, 3.

—With cold: aer nivibus et glacie inhorrescit, App. de Mund. p. 58, 33: cum tristis hiems aquilonis inhorruit alis, Ov. Ib. 199.

— To quake, shudder, with fear, horror, App. M. 5, p. 172, 22: solitudo inhorrescit vacuis, Tac. H. 3. 85; id. A. 11, 28.

—Rarely with acc.: adeo rebus accommodanda compositio, ut asperis asperos etiam numeros adhiberi oporteat, et cum dicente aeque audientem inhorrescere, Quint. 9, 4, 126.

— Transf., to shudder at: severitatis vim, Aur. Vict. Caes. 24.
 
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