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Lewis : suspiro

suspiro, suspīro, āvi, ātum, 1, v. n. and a. [subspiro]. Neutr., to draw a deep breath, heave a sigh, to sigh (class.): occulte, Cic. Att. 2, 21, 2: familiariter, id. ib. 1, 13, 1: suspirat ab imis Pectoribus, Ov. M. 2, 655: dumque ibi suspirat, id. ib. 1, 707: suspirat sacerdos, Claud. Cons. Hon. 4, 572: flebile, id. in Eutr. 1, 269.—Poet.: puella in flavo hospite suspirans, sighing after, longing for, Cat. 64, 98: solā suspirat in illā, Ov. F. 1, 417; v. also infra, II.—Transf., of things: tellus atro exundante vapore Suspirans, breathing out, Sil. 12, 136: relicto brevi foramine, quo aestuantia vina suspirent, may exhale, evaporate, Pall. Oct. 14, 16: curae suspirantes, sighing, Enn. ap. Cic. Div. 1, 21, 42 (Trag. v. 60 Vahl.).—With ne and subj., Hor. C. 3, 2, 9.

Act. (poet.). To breathe out, exhale: umentes nebulas (Anauros), Luc. 6, 370: inclusum pectore, Bacchum, Sil. 4, 779; 12, 136.

To sigh for, long for: suspirat longo non visam tempore matrem, Juv. 11, 152: amores, Tib. 4, 5, 11: Chloen, Hor. C. 3, 7, 10: lucra, Prud. Cath. 2, 44.

To sigh out, exclaim with a sigh: grandis suspirat arator, incassum manuum cecidisse labores, Lucr. 2, 1164.—With ne: matrona et adulta virgo Suspiret, eheu! ne, etc. ( = sollicita est, ne), Hor. C. 3, 2, 9.