adaestuo

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Etymology[edit]

From ad (to, towards; near, at) + aestuō (toss, boil up), from aestus (undulating, waving; heat).

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present active adaestuō, present infinitive adaestuāre, perfect active adaestuāvī (no passive)

  1. (intransitive) I swell, rush or roar (as if boiling up).
    • c. 45 CE – 96 CE, Statius, Thebaid 5.517
      [] squamisque incisus adaestuat amnis
      [] and the river sundered by his scales swells high.

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