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Lewis : refrigero

refrigero, rēfrīgĕro, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a., to make cool or cold; to cool off, cool (class.). Lit.: ignis in aquam conjectus continuo restinguitur et refrigeratur, Cic. Rosc. Com. 6, 17; cf.: refrigerato et exstincto calore, id. N. D. 2, 9, 23: calorem, Quint. 9, 4, 113: quod me frigus Dalmaticum, quod illinc ejecit, etiam hic refrigeravit, Cic. Fam. 5, 10, a, 1: membra partim ardentia partim refrigerata, id. N. D. 1, 10, 24: aquam, Plin. 31, 3, 23, § 38: frumentum, Cato, R. R. 92; cf. panem, Plin. 22, 21, 28, § 56: unguentum, id. 13, 1, 2, § 13: plumbum, id. 34, 18, 50, § 170: stomachum, id. 25, 13, 95, § 153: granaria (ventus), Varr. R. R. 1, 57 fin.: quoad refrigeratur aër, id. ib. 2, 2, 11: Neronianas thermas, Mart. 3, 25, 4; Plin. 20, 3, 8, § 17.

Absol., Cic. N. D. 2, 46, 119: novum (vinum) refrigerare, vetus calefacere, Varr. ap. Gell. 13, 30, 14; cf.: refrigerant olera, coriandrum, cucumis, etc., Cels. 2, 27: aceto summa vis est in refrigerando, Plin. 23, 1, 27, § 54.

To relieve, refresh: membra refrigerat unda. Ov. M. 13, 903: podagras, Plin. 20, 3, 8, § 17; cf.: ubi enim potest illa aetas aut calescere vel apricatione melius vel igni aut vicissim umbris aquisve refrigerari salubrius? Cic. Sen. 16, 57: refrigerandi sui causā, Suet. Vit. Luc.

Trop., to cool off, to deprive of warmth or zeal; hence, pass., to be cooled, wearied, exhausted; to grow cool or languid (cf. defervesco): defessā ac refrigeratā accusatione, Cic. Verr. 1, 10, 31: refrigerato jam levissimo sermone hominum provincialium, id. Fam. 3, 8, 1: refrigerato inventionis amore, Quint. Ep. ad Tryph. 2: cum Antonii librarius . . . refrigeratus, ab Antonio transfugit ad Caesarem, his zeal having cooled, Vell. 2, 83, 2: prudens (testis) aliquo urbane dicto refrigerandus est, qs. to throw cold water upon, i. e. to intimidate, check, Quint. 5, 7, 26; cf.: aegre perlegit, refrigeratus saepe a semetipso, i. e. being often stopped, interrupted, Suet. Claud. 41. —Esp. in late Lat.: alicui, to refresh, comfort, assist, Tert. Anim. 51 fin.; id. ad Scap. 4 med.: me refrigeravit, Vulg. 2 Tim. 1, 16; id. Exod. 23, 12.