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Lewis : contremisco

contremisco, contrĕmisco, mŭi, 3, v. inch. n. and a. Neutr., to tremble all over, to shake, quake (rare but class.): totā mente atque omnibus artubus, Cic. de Or. 1, 26, 121; cf.: toto corpore contremisco, Caecin. ap. Cic. Fam. 6, 7, 4: contremuere, Lucr. 3, 835; Cic. Div. 1, 28, 58; Verg. A. 7, 515; Ov. M. 8, 761.

Transf., of abstract subjects (rare): cujus in meā causā numquam fides virtusque contremuit, i. e. have never wavered, Cic. Sest. 31, 68: quid contremescis senectus, Sen. Contr. 3, 11, 1.

Act., aliquid, to shake on account of something, to tremble at a thing, be afraid of (perh. not ante-Aug.): non contremiscamus injurias, non vulnera, etc., Sen. Ep. 65, 24; Sid. Ep. 9, 11: periculum, * Hor. C. 2, 12, 8: Hannibalem Italia contremuit, Just. 32, 4, 10.