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bent

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.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

P. and V. καμπύλος (Plat.), V. στρεπτός, κάμπιμος; see curved.

Stooping, bent with age: Ar. κυφός, V. διπλοῦς, προνωπής.

Be bent on: P. and V. σπουδάζειν (infin.), προθυμεῖσθαι (infin.).

subs.

Inclination: P. προαίρεσις, ἡ.

Desire: P. and V. ἐπιθυμία, ἡ; see inclination.