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Example of noun described by adjective of the same root (like "homely home" or "reddish red")

Also interesting example from Livy's Ab Urbe Condita, though it is not quite the same, but worth noting: Paucis ante diebus quam Syracusae caperentur, T. Otacilius cum quinqueremibus octoginta Uticam ...
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effeminare = evirare (?)

This very recent question reminded me of the older one above [note for the coordinators: I don't know if I have to answer here or there]. Cerberus put forward what appears to be -at least initially- a ...
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