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Lewis : superbio

superbio, sŭperbĭo, īre, 4, v. n. superbus, to be haughty or proud, to take pride in a thing (mostly poet. and in post-Aug. prose). Lit.: si habes quod liqueat, neque respondes, superbis, * Cic. Ac. 2, 29, 94 Orell. (dub.; B. and K. and Halm, superbe): ut nostris tumefacta superbiat Umbria libris, Prop. 4 (5), 1, 63: avi nomine, Ov. M. 11, 218: patriis actis, id. H. 8, 43: formā multa superbit avis, id. Med. Fac. 34: formā, id. A. A. 3, 103: nimis triumviratu suo, Plin. 9, 35, 59, § 122: honore, Phaedr. 5, 7, 38: superbire miles, quod, etc., Tac. A. 1, 19 fin.— Poet. with inf.: spoliare superbit Oenides, disdains, Stat. Th. 8, 588.—Absol., Vulg. Deut. 17, 12 al.

Transf., of things and in a good sense, to be superb, splendid, magnificent: et quae sub Tyriā concha superbit aquā, Prop. 4 (5), 5, 22: torus radiis auri, Claud. Laud. Stil. 1, 79: silva Phlegraeis exuviis, id. Rapt. Pros. 3, 337: hac (gemma) apud Menandrum et Philemonem fabulae superbiunt, Plin. 37, 7, 33, § 106.