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emere

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν → Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

emere: antiqui dicebant pro accipere, Paul. ex Fest. p. 4, 18, and 76, 1 Müll.; cf. adimo and demo.