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From tenebrae (darkness) +‎ -ēscō.



tenebrēscō (defective conjugation)

  1. I darken, grow dark, dim, gloomy.


  • This verb is defective, with only those forms based on the first principal part.
   Conjugation of tenebresco (third conjugation, defective)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tenebrēscō tenebrēscis tenebrēscit tenebrēscimus tenebrēscitis tenebrēscunt
imperfect tenebrēscēbam tenebrēscēbās tenebrēscēbat tenebrēscēbāmus tenebrēscēbātis tenebrēscēbant
future tenebrēscam tenebrēscēs tenebrēscet tenebrēscēmus tenebrēscētis tenebrēscent
passive present tenebrēscor tenebrēsceris, tenebrēscere tenebrēscitur tenebrēscimur tenebrēsciminī tenebrēscuntur
imperfect tenebrēscēbar tenebrēscēbāris, tenebrēscēbāre tenebrēscēbātur tenebrēscēbāmur tenebrēscēbāminī tenebrēscēbantur
future tenebrēscar tenebrēscēris, tenebrēscēre tenebrēscētur tenebrēscēmur tenebrēscēminī tenebrēscentur
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tenebrēscam tenebrēscās tenebrēscat tenebrēscāmus tenebrēscātis tenebrēscant
imperfect tenebrēscerem tenebrēscerēs tenebrēsceret tenebrēscerēmus tenebrēscerētis tenebrēscerent
passive present tenebrēscar tenebrēscāris, tenebrēscāre tenebrēscātur tenebrēscāmur tenebrēscāminī tenebrēscantur
imperfect tenebrēscerer tenebrēscerēris, tenebrēscerēre tenebrēscerētur tenebrēscerēmur tenebrēscerēminī tenebrēscerentur
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tenebrēsce tenebrēscite
future tenebrēscitō tenebrēscitō tenebrēscitōte tenebrēscuntō
passive present tenebrēscere tenebrēsciminī
future tenebrēscitor tenebrēscitor tenebrēscuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives tenebrēscere tenebrēscī
participles tenebrēscēns tenebrēscendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
tenebrēscere tenebrēscendī tenebrēscendō tenebrēscendum


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