Definition of licui
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Orthography ID = 2033120
1.
LNS
licui, -, -, -
liqueo
verb (unknown conjugation)
  1. to become fluid or liquid, to melt
  2. To become clear, limpid
  3. l, m, n, r, to merge, coalesce, be confined with
  4. To grow soft, effeminate
  5. To melt or waste away
Abbreviations
liquesco, licui, 3, v. inch. n. [liqueo], to become fluid or liquid, to melt. Lit.: tabes nivis liquescentis, Liv. 21, 36: haec ut cera liquescit, Verg. E. 8, 80; Ov. M. 5, 431: volnificusque chalybs vastā fornace liquescit, Verg. A. 8, 446; Plin. 37, 10, 59, ยง 162: corpora foeda jacent ... dilapsa liquescunt, i. e. putrefy, Ov. M. 7, 550.

— Transf. To become clear, limpid: aqua liquescit ac subsidit, Auct. B. Alex. 5.

— Of the liquid sound of l, m, n, r with other consonants, to merge, coalesce, be confined with other sounds: eorum sonus liquescit et tenuatur, Val. Prob. p. 1389 P.

— Trop. To grow soft, effeminate: qua (voluptate) cum liquescimus, Cic. Tusc. 2, 22, 52.

— To melt or waste away: fortuna liquescit, Ov. Ib. 425.

—Of a person: minui et deperire, et, ut proprie dicam, liquescere, Sen. Ep. 26.
 
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