Torpent


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Tor´pent


a.1.Having no motion or activity; incapable of motion; benumbed; torpid.
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"Interea toto non setius aere ningit: intereunt pecudes; stant circumfusa pruinis corpora magna boum, confertoque agmine cervi torpent mole nova et summis vix cornibus exstant." <<Cependant il neige sans cesse a travers tout le ciel.
7, 168: <<hebescunt sensus, membra torpent, praemoritur uisus, auditus, incessus, dentes etiam>>; HIER.