atenvir (s.xii1)

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atenvir (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 13/i,230b tenuis; Gdf: 1,472c atenvir /1,472c atemvier; GdfC: 8,227a atenuer; TL: 1,634 atenevir /1,634 atenevoier /1,637 atenüer; DEAF:  tenve (atenevir) / tenve (atenevoier); DMF:  attenvir / atenvier / atténuer; TLF:  atténuer; OED:  attenuate v.; MED:  attenuen v.; DMLBS: 153a attenuare ]
atenvier;  atenuer,  attenuer;  entenvir  

v.a.

1to thin, make thin(ner)
( s.xiim; MS: s.xiiiin )  si il (=le saunc) est trop espés, si l’atenviet  108
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  Mielz vaudreit […] En mangant […] Destendre son ventre […] Q’en plorant son cors entenvir  111va
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  totes les choses que muent et antenvissent le cors  i 85
2to weaken
( c.1200; MS: s.xiiiin )  Li senz de vielz humes est mult atenviez par multes cogitaciuns  74.84
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  ke par negligence des uns ke se hastent e des autres ke trop se tardent seit la compaignie damagee ou attenué  79.4
to extenuate
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Tu atenuias (Latin: Attenuasti) le covenant de tun serf  164.LXXXVIII.40

v.n.

1to thin out
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Les rencs atenvissent la u il vont  5278
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  (thick urine) vient de la malice de la maladie […]. Mes come ele rasiet et atenvist […]  ii 26

p.p._as_a.

1thin, emaciated
( s.xiv2; MS: s.xiv2 )  s’il ad le (s) nes agudz o atenuetz  ii 256
2weakened
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Ateneuid(Latin: Attenuati) sunt li mien oil  264.8
fig.brought low
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Atenuez sui (Latin: Attenuatus), e il delivrat mei  214.CXIV.7
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