Definition of lentesco
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Orthography ID = 2032422
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LNS
lentescō, lentescere, -, -
lentus, lento
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to become viscous or sticky
  2. to become pliant, soft
  3. to slacken, relax
Abbreviations
lentesco, ere, v. inch. n. [lentus], to become viscous or sticky; to become pliant, soft (perh. not ante-Aug.). Lit.: salix, si minus lenta est, in stercore obruenda, ut lentescat, Col. 11, 2, 92: sed picis in morem ad digitos lentescit habendo, becomes viscous, adheres, Verg. G. 2, 250: ut in picem resinamve lentescit, Tac. G. 45: gemma cerae modo lentescit, Plin. 37, 10, 70, ยง 185: metallum in virgulas lentescens, Hier. Ep. 24, n. 3.

— Trop., to slacken, relax: lentescunt tempore curae, Ov. A. A. 2, 357.

—Of persons: non torpenti lentescit affectu, Ambros. in Luc. 8, 1.
 
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