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Ἔρως ἀνίκατε μάχαν -> O love, invincible in battle!
Sophocles, Antigone, 781

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subs.

P. and V. μέμψις, ἡ, ψόγος, ὁ, αἰτία, ἡ, P. ἐπιτίμησις, ἡ, Ar. and V. μομφή, ἡ.

lay blame on: P. and V. αἰτίαν ἀναφέρειν (dat. or εἰς, acc.), P. ψόγον ἐπιφέρειν (dat.); see lay on, under lay.

Loxias will take the blame upon himself: Λοξίας γὰρ αἰτίαν εἰς αὑτὸν οἴσει (Eur., El. 1226).

v. trans.

P. and V. μέμφεσθαι (acc. or dat.), ψέγειν, ἐπαιτιᾶσθαι, αἰτιᾶσθαι, P. ἐπιτιμᾶν, (dat. of person, acc. of thing, or sometimes dat., vid. Dem. 246, 1231), κακίζειν, διʼ αἰτίας ἔχειν, καταμέμφεσθαι, Ar. and V. μωμᾶσθαι.

chide: V. ἐνίπτειν (Aesch., Ag. 590).

be blamed: P. and V. ψόγον ἔχειν, μέμψιν ἔχειν.

blame for a thing: P. and V. μέμφεσθαί (τί τινι, V. also τινός τινι), ἐπιπλήσσειν (τί τινι).