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complain

Μολὼν λαβέ -> Come and take them
Plutarch, Apophthegmata Laconica 225C12

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v. intrans.

Ar. and P. σχετλιάζειν.

Complain to (a person): P. σχετλιάζειν (πρός, acc.).

Be annoyed: P. and V. ἄχθεσθαι, Ar. and P. ἀγανακτεῖν, P. δυσχεραίνειν, δεινὸν ποιεῖσθαι, χαλεπῶς φέρειν, Ar. and P. δεινὰ ποιεῖν.

Complain of, accuse: P. and V. κατηγορεῖν (gen.), αἰτιᾶσθαι (acc.), ἐπαιτιᾶσθαι (acc.).

Blame: P. and V. μέμφεσθαι (acc. or dat.), ψέγειν (acc.).

Make lamentation: P. and V. ὀδύρεσθαι, ἀποδύρεσθαι, πενθεῖν, θρηνεῖν or mid., δακρύειν or mid. (Dem. but rare P.), στένειν (Dem. but rare P.), στενάζειν (Dem. but rare P.), V. καταστένειν, ἀναστένειν, Ar. and V. οἰμώζειν; see lament.