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in-călesco, calŭi, 3, v. inch. n., to grow warm or hot, to glow (mostly poet.; not in Cic.).

I. Lit.: incalescente sole, Liv. 22, 6, 9: anni tempore jam incalescente, Col. 2, 4, 1: cum videas ordinem rerum per constituta procedere ... aestas suo tempore incaluit, Sen. Q. N. 3, 16, 3 Haase (al. incanduit): incaluerant vino, Liv. 1, 57, 8; cf.: incaluit vis illa mali (i. e. veneni), Ov. M. 9, 161: quis nostro curvum te funere vidit? Atram quis lacrimis incaluisse togam? to glow with burning tears, Prop. 4 (5), 7, 28.—

II. Trop., to glow, kindle with passion (esp. love): ergo ubi vaticinos concepit mente furores Incaluitque deo, Ov. M. 2, 641: vidit et incaluit pelagi deus, id. ib. 2, 574; 3, 371; id. H. 11, 25: acres Incaluere animi (equorum), id. M. 2, 87; id. P. 3, 4, 30: C. Gracchus, Flor. 3, 15, 1: laetitiā incaluisse, Tac. H. 4, 14: virtus incaluit, Luc. 6, 240: ad magnas cogitationes, Tac. G. 22.