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Lewis : reformido

reformido, rĕformīdo, no perf., ātum, 1, v. a., to fear greatly, to dread, to stand in awe of, to shun or avoid through fear (class.). With acc.: si qui imbecillius horrent dolorem et reformidant, Cic. Tusc. 5, 30, 85: ea fugiat et reformidet oratio, id. ib. 1, 45, 108; cf. Quint. 8, 5, 32: homines maritimos, Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 27, § 69; so, aliquem, Quint. 1, 2, 18; 10, 7, 16: bellum, Cic. Phil. 7, 6, 19: crimen amicitiae, id. Cael. 6, 14: reprehensionem vulgi, id. Fin. 3, 2, § 7: hunc locum, id. Caecin. 29, 84: ferrum, Quint. 2, 4, 11: arbitros, id. 10, 7, 16: communem loquendi morem, id. 8, 2, 17: posteritatis memoriam, Plin. Ep. 5, 8, 2: occursum, id. ib. 1, 10, 7: quorum mentionem, Curt. 6, 9, 3: sapientiae studium et praecepta prudentium penitus, Tac. Or. 32 al.

With inf.: ea dicere reformidat, Cic. Phil. 14, 3, 9: ominari, Liv. 9, 34: comparari tibi, Plin. Pan. 44, 4. —* With rel.-clause: nec, quid tibi de alio audienti, de se ipso occurrat, reformidat, Cic. Lig. 2, 6.—* With quod: neque se reformidare, quod in senatu Pompeius dixisset, ad quos legati mitterentur, iis auctoritatem attribui, Caes. B. C. 1, 32 fin. —( ε ) Absol.: vide, quam non reformidem, Cic. Lig. 3, 6; Hor. S. 2, 7, 2.

Of things: etenim fides mea custodem repudiat, diligentia speculatorem reformidat, Cic. Div. in Caecil. 16, 51: tum bracchia (vitium) tonde: Ante reformidant ferrum, Verg. G. 2, 369: reformidant insuetum lumina solem, Ov. P. 3, 4, 49: mens reformidat tempus, id. Tr. 3, 6, 29: reformidat vulnus humus, id. F. 1, 666: membra mollem quoque saucia tactum, id. ib. 2, 7, 13: medentium manus crudum adhuc vulnus, Plin. Ep. 5, 16, 11; Col. 3, 10, 20.

Absol.: putatio non debet secundum articulum fieri, ne reformidet oculus, i. e. be checked in its growth, cease growing, Col. 4, 9, 1; 4, 11, 1; 4, 24, 15; 4, 33, 4.