horresco

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From horreō (I shudder) +‎ -ēscō (inchoative).

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present active horrēscō, present infinitive horrēscere, perfect active horruī (no passive)

  1. I begin to bristle up; my hair rises on end
  2. I become terrified; I start to dread; I begin to shake

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