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Lewis : succendo

succendo, succendo, di, sum, 3, v. a. sub-candeo; v. accendo, to kindle or set on fire from below (syn. inflammo). Lit. (class.): (sapiens) etiamsi in Phalaridis tauro inclusus succensis ignibus torreatur, Cic. Pis. 18, 42: aggerem cuniculo hostes succenderant, Caes. B. G. 7, 24: arma cumulata in ingentem acervum ipse imperator face subditā succendit, Liv. 45, 33; cf. Quadrig. ap. Gell. 15, 1, 7; Caes. B. G. 5, 43: rogum, Liv. 28, 23: pontem, id. 1, 37: pinus duabus manibus, Ov. M. 5, 442: urbem suis manibus, Caes. B. G. 7, 15: aër fulminibus succenditur, Luc. 2, 269; 2, 413: aras, Sen. Herc. Oet. 790.

Transf., to inflame, redden: illi rubor igneus ora Succendit, Luc. 9, 792: purpura infecit niveos vultus per liquidas succensa genas, Claud. Rapt. Pros. 1, 274.

Trop., to kindle, inflame with passion, etc. (only poet.; cf. succenseo): succendit Castora Phoebe, Prop. 1, 2, 15: Deucalion Pyrrhae succensus amore, Ov. H. 15, 167: altera succensa cupidine, id. M. 8, 74: patriā succensa senectā (i. e. amore patris senis), Prop. 3, 19 (4, 18), 15: (furorem) succendunt classica cantu, Luc. 6, 166; cf.: in bella succensi mero, Sen. Herc. Fur. 779: succensas agit libido mentes, id. Hippol. 541: succensi irā, Sil. 1, 169: luctu succensus, Val. Fl. 3, 585: dulcedine famae succensus, Juv. 7, 40: mens facibus pudoris, Claud. Laud. Stil. 2, 221.