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Lewis : resido

resido, rĕsīdo, sēdi (in some MSS. also rĕsīdi), 3, v. n., to sit down, to settle anywhere (class.). Lit.: residamus, si placet, Cic. Fin. 3, 2, 9 Madv. N. cr.: in ripă inambulantes, tum vero residentes, id. Leg. 1, 5, 15: (aves) plurimum volant ... cetera genera residunt et insistunt, Plin. 10, 39, 55, § 114: mediis residunt Aedibus, Verg. A. 8, 467: Siculis arvis, id. ib. 5, 702: residunt In partem, quae peste caret, id. ib. 9, 539: loci amoenitate captos in iisdem terris cum virgine resedisse, Just. 13, 7, 8.

Poet.: jam jam residunt cruribus asperae Pelles, settle, gather, Hor. C. 2, 20, 9.

In perf.: consessu exstructo resedit, Verg. A. 5, 290.

Transf., of things, to settle or sink down, to sink, subside (cf. consido and decido): si montes resedissent, Cic. Pis. 33, 82: (Nilus) residit iisdem quibus accrevit modis (opp. crescit), Plin. 5, 9, 10, § 57; Ov. M. 15, 272; cf.: maria in se ipsa residant (opp. tumescant), Verg. G. 2, 480; Plin. 33, 4, 21, § 67: residentibus flammis, Tac. A. 13, 57.

Trop. (acc. to I. B.), to sink or settle down, to abate, grow calm, subside: cum venti posuere omnisque repente resedit Flatus, Verg. A. 7, 27: sex mihi surgat opus numeris (i. e. in the hexameter), m quinque residat (i. e. in the pentameter), Ov. Am. 1, 1, 27 (cf. Coleridge's "falling in melody back"): (poëma) apte et varie nunc attollebatur, nunc residebat, Plin. Ep. 5, 17, 2: si contrarius ventus resedisset, id. ib. 6, 16, 12: cum tumor animi resedisset, Cic. Tusc. 3, 12, 26; cf.: Marcelli impetus, Cael. ap. Cic. Fam. 8, 2, 2: impetus animorum ardorque, Liv. 26, 18, 10: ardor, Ov. M. 7, 76; cf.: sed propera ne vela cadant auraeque residant, id. A. A. 1, 373: irae, Liv. 2, 29: terror, id. 35, 38: bellum, Hor. C. 3, 3, 30; Verg. A. 9, 643: clandestinis nunciis Allobrogas sollicitat, quorum mentes nondum ab superiore bello resedisse sperabat, Caes. B. G. 7, 64, 7: longiore certamine sensim residere Samnitium animos, Liv. 10, 28: ardorem eum, qui resederat, excitare rursus, id. 26, 19: tumida ex ira corda, Verg. A. 6, 407.