Accendo, accendis, accendi, accensum, accéndere. To kindle, inflame, prouoke, or giue boldnesse to: to encourage.Accendere & Extinguere, contraria.Cic. Accendere, ad animum, aut res alias translatum.To moue: to enflame.Quæ res Marium contra Metellum vehementer accenderat.Salust.Did greatly stirre and inflame.Calore accendere. Plin. To chause a man.Accensæ sunt spes ad pellendos Siciliam Romanos. Liuius. Men were put in hope.Ad fortiter faciendum accendi. Quint. To be encouraged.In pœnam accendere. Plin. To stirre vp to punishment.In rabiem accensus.Liu.Set in a furie.Affectus vestros in amorem mei accÊdere. Tac. To stirre vp.Impensius accÊduntur certamina.Liu.Were more inflamed.Mentes in prælia accendere. Sil. Ital. To encourage.Clypeum auro accendere. Sil. Ital. To make bright.Desyderium panis accendere. Pli. To make more desirous.Equum accendere stimulis.Stat.To serch vp the horse with the spurres.Febres accendere. Cels. To make more vehement.Lignum accendere.Ouid.Lumen accendere.Virg.Offensiones accendere.Tacit.To stirre vp grudge and displeasure.Pectus accendere donis. Sil. Ital. To encourage.Pretium rei alicuius accendere. Plin. To enhaunce the price: to sell dearer.Sitim accendere. Cels. Plin. To encrease thirst.Spem accendere.Tacit.To put in great hope.Studia accendere. Sil. Ital. To stirre vp.
Accensus, accensi, mas. gen. A souldour appointed to be about great officers, for defence of their bodie: Also he that after the death of a souldiour was put in his place: or that accompanie and goe before souldiours, that be sicke ready to be in one of their places: Also a minister ready at the commaundement of the chiefe officer: a sergeant: Also an officer like to a cryer to call men to assemblies: Also it may be vsed for him, that Lamers call Adiunctum.
ac-censĕo (ŭi), nsum, 2, v. a., to reckon to or among, to add to; as a verb. finit. very rare: numine sub dominae lateo atque accenseor illi, i. e.
I am her companion
, Ov. M. 15, 546; and: accensi, qui his accensebantur, id est attribuebantur, Non. 520, 7.—But hence in frequent use, ac-census, a, um, P. a., reckoned among, or subst. accensus, i., m.A.One who attends another of higher rank, an attendant, follower; hence, a state officer who attended one of the highest magistrates (consul, proconsul, praetor, etc.) at Rome or in the provinces, for the purpose of summoning parties to court, maintaining order and quiet during its sessions, and proclaiming the hours; an apparitor, attendant, orderly (on account of this office, Varr. 6, 89 Müll., would derive the word from accieo), Varr. ap. Non. 59, 2 sq.; Cic. Q. Fr. 1, 1, 4 and 7; id. Att. 4, 16; Liv. 45, 29, 2; Suet. Caes. 20 al.—The person to whom one is accensus is annexed in dat. or gen.: qui tum accensus Neroni fuit, Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 28: libertus, accensus Gabinii, id. Att. 4, 16, 12. The Decurions and Centurions also had their accensi as aids, Varr. L. L. 7, 58 Müll.; also at funerals, as leader of the procession, Cic. Leg. 2, 24, 61. Cf. on the accensi, Necker's Antiq. 2, 2, p. 375 sq.— B. accensi, a kind of reserve troops who followed the army as supernumeraries (= ascripticii, or, in later times, supernumerarii), to take the place of those who fell in battle. They had no arms, and were only clothed with the military cloak, and hence called velati: quia vestiti et inermes sequuntur exercitum, Paul. ex Fest. p. 369 Müll.; they used in battle only slings and stones. They were also employed in constructing public roads. Cf. Mommsen, Degli Accensi Velati, in Annali del. Inst. vol. xxi. (1849), p. 209 sq.; and Necker's Antiq. 3, 2, p. 242 sq.