quiesco

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From quiēs (rest, repose; quiet).

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present active quiēscō, present infinitive quiēscere, perfect active quiēvī, supine quiētum

  1. I rest, sleep, repose.
  2. I cause to cease, stop, render quiet.
  3. (especially of inanimate objects) I am still or quiet, lie still.
  4. I remain neutral, abstain from action, keep quiet, stand by.
  5. (in speech) I make a pause.
  6. (figuratively) I suffer or allow quietly; permit.
  7. (figuratively) I cease, leave off or desist from something.

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References[edit]

  • quiesco in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879