adolesco

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

ad- +‎ olesco

Verb[edit]

present active adolēscō, present infinitive adolēscere, perfect active adolēvī, supine adultum
present active adolēscō, present infinitive adolēscere, perfect active adoluī, supine adultum

  1. I grow up
  2. I mature
  3. I increase or augment
Inflection[edit]
  • The only attested passive forms are those from adultus, which is used in an active sense.

Etymology 2[edit]

From adoleō (burn) +‎ -ēscō.

Verb[edit]

present active adolēscō, present infinitive adolēscere (no perfect and supine forms, no passive)

  1. I am kindled or burn (of a sacrifice)
Inflection[edit]
  • This verb is defective, with only those forms based on the first principal part.