Definition of liquefio
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LNS
liquefīō, liqueffierī, liquefactus sum
liqueofacio
verb (fio conjugation)
  1. to make liquid, to melt, dissolve, liquefy
  2. To weaken, enervate
  3. To soften. melt
Abbreviations
liquefacio, fēci, factum, 3, v. a., and pass. liquefīo (e long, Sil. 1, 178), factus, fieri [liqueo-facio], to make liquid, to melt, dissolve, liquefy (class.; but in act. very rare). Lit.: glacies liquefacta, Cic. N. D. 2, 10, 26: legum aera liquefacta, id. Cat. 3, 8, 19: liquefactum plumbum, Verg. A. 9, 588: saxa (Aetnae), i. e. lava, id. G. 1, 473: ne sol liquefaciat ceram, Plin. 21, 14, 49, § 84: sevum liquefieri prius jubent, id. 28, 9, 38, § 144: margaritas aceto liquefactas, Suet. Calig. 37: ut cibos mansos ac prope liquefactos demittimus, Quint. 10, 1, 19.

— Transf., part. perf., dissolved, putrefied: caecā medullae Tabe liquefactae, Ov. M. 9, 175: liquefacta boum per viscera, Verg. G. 4, 555.

— Trop. To weaken, enervate: quos nullae futtiles laetitiae exsultantes languidis liquefaciunt voluptatibus, Cic. Tusc. 5, 6, 16: sic mea perpetuis liquefiunt pectora curis, Ov. P. 1, 2, 57.

— To soften. melt: Bacchi dona volunt epulasque et carmina rursus Pieria liquefacta lyra, Sil. 11, 416.
 
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