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Lewis : esurio

esurio ēsŭrĭo (ess-), no perf., ītum, īre (fut. esuribo, Pompon. and Nov. ap. Non. 479 sq.; Pompon. v. 64; Nov. v. 22 Rib.), v. desid. n. and a. [1. edo], to desire to eat, to suffer hunger, be hungry, to hunger. Lit. (class.), Plaut. Capt. 4, 2, 86; 4, 4, 4; id. Cas. 3, 6, 6 et saep.; Cic. Tusc. 5, 34; id. Verr. 2, 5, 34; Cael. ap. Cic. Fam. 8, 17 fin.; Hor. S. 1, 2, 115; 1, 3, 93 et saep.: esuriendi semper inexplebilis aviditas, canine hunger, Plin. 11, 54, 118, § 283.—In the part. fut. act.: (spes est) nos esurituros satis, Ter. Heaut. 5, 2, 28.—Poet. in the pass.: nil ibi, quod nobis esuriatur, erit, which I should long for, Ov. Pont. 1, 10, 10.

Transf., Plin. 17, 2, 2, § 12: vellera esuriunt, i. e. imbibe the color, id. 9, 39, 64, § 138.

Trop. (post-Aug.): quid tibi divitiis opus est, quae esurire cogunt? Curt. 7, 8, 20.—Act.: aurum, Plin. 33, 10, 47, § 134 (dub. Jan. usurpasset).—Adv.: ēsŭrĭen-ter, hungrily, App. M. 10, p. 246.