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Lewis : formido

formido, formīdo, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. and n. v. 2. formido, to fear, dread any thing; to be afraid, terrified, frightened (class.; syn.: metuo, timeo, vereor, trepido, tremo, paveo). With acc.: illum, Plaut. Capt. 4, 4, 5: et illud paveo et hoc formido, id. Cist. 2, 1, 58: malum (shortly after: metuo malum), id. Am. prol. 27: ipse se cruciat omniaque formidat, Cic. Fin. 2, 16, 53: illius iracundiam formidant, id. Att. 8, 16, 2: ἀπότευγμα formido et timeo, ne, etc., id. Q. Fr. 3, 2, 2: cum formidet te mulier, Hor. S. 2, 7, 65: fures, id. ib. 1, 1, 77: acumen judicis, id. A. P. 364: nocturnos tepores, id. Ep. 1, 18, 93. —In pass.: hic classe formidatus, Hor. C. 3, 6, 15: formidata Parthis Roma, id. Ep. 2, 1, 256: nautis formidatus Apollo (i. e. the temple of Apollo on the Leucadian promontory), Verg. A. 3, 275; cf.: nec formidatis auxiliatur aquis, i. e. the hydrophobia, Ov. P. 1, 3, 24: quo etiam satietas formidanda est magis, Cic. Or. 63, 213.

With inf.: si isti formidas credere, Plaut. Ps. 1, 3, 82; cf.: ad haec ego naribus uti Formido, Hor. Ep. 1, 19, 46: meus formidat animus, nostrum tam diu ibi sedere filium, Plaut. Bacch. 2, 3, 4.

With ut or ne: aliquem non formido, ut, etc., Vop. Tac. 2, § 2: formido miser, ne, etc., Plaut. As. 2, 4, 55.

With dat.: auro formidat Euclio: abstrudit foris, fears for the gold, Plaut. Aul. argum. 6.—( ε ) With si: male formido, si hera mea sciat tam socordem esse quam sum, Plaut. Cist. 4, 2, 4.—( ζ ) Absol.: intus paveo et foris formido, Plaut. Cist. 4, 2, 20: ne formida, id. Mil. 4, 2, 20; id. As. 2, 4, 56; 3, 3, 48; id. Mil. 3, 3, 20: neque prius desinam formidare, quam tetigisse te Italiam audiero, Cael. ap. Cic. Fam. 8, 10, 1.