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Lewis : tumor

tumor, tŭmor, ōris, m. id., the state of being swollen or tumid; a swelling, tumor (class.; syn. tuber). Lit.: oculorum tumor, Cic. Tusc. 4, 37, 81; so of a tumor, id. ib. 3, 9, 19; Auct. Her. 2, 27, 44.—In plur.: tumores ardentes, Plin. 20, 25, 96, § 257: tollere, id. 21, 21, 89, § 157: discutere, id. 24, 4, 6, § 11: vetat Chrysippus ad recentes quasi tumores animi remedium adhibere. Cic. Tusc. 4, 29, 63: turpia cum faceret Palladis ora tumor, inflation of the cheeks from blowing the tibia, Prop. 2, 30 (3, 28), 18: tumor excitat papillas, a swelling, Mart. 8, 64, 10: pelagi, i. e. the surge, Claud. in Rufin. 1, 72: tumor ille loci permansit, et alti Collis habet speciem, a rising, elevation, hillock, etc., Ov. M. 15, 305; cf.: tumores terrae. Front. Colon. pp. 126 and 127 Goes.

Trop. A swelling, commotion, fermentation, excitement of the mind from any passion, as pride, anger, etc. (cf. tumeo and tumidus, II.). From anger: cum tumor animi resedisset, Cic. Tusc. 3, 12, 26: erat in tumore animus, id. ib. 3, 31, 76: ira habet non solidum robur, sed vanum tumorem, Sen. Ira. 1, 17, 4: datum tempus, quo resideret tumor publicus, id. ib. 3, 2, 5: tumor et irae Concessere deum, Verg. A. 8, 40: ponatur omnis ira et ex animo tumor erasus abeat, Sen. Thyest. 519: residente animi tumore, Lact. de Ira Dei, 18 med.— From pride, vanity, etc.: hinc illi aucta insolentia mirusque animo increvit tumor, Just. 11, 11, 12; Sen. Hippol. 136; Claud. Ep. 1, 6; Luc. 10, 99: tumor et vana de se persuasio, Quint. 2, 2, 12: regius, Sen. Hippol. 136: multos tumores mente gerit, Luc. 10, 99; Claud. Ep. 1, 7.

From other passions: et inquietus inguina arrigat tumor, i. e. desire, Auct. Priap. 83, 42.

A ferment, commotion in affairs or society, Cic. Att. 14, 5, 2: praesens et civilia nuper classica, Claud. in Ruf. 2, 117.

Of speech, an inflated or pompous style, bombast (post-Aug.): genus dicendi, quod tumore immodico turgescit, Quint. 12, 10, 73; 2, 10, 7; 9, 4, 140; 12, 6, 5: verborum, Sen. Ben. 2, 11, 5; Petr. 1; Gell. 2, 23, 21.