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Ὄττω τις ἔραται -> Whatever one loves best | Whom you desire most
Sappho

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v. trans.

defer: P. and V. ἀναβάλλεσθαι (Eur., Alc. 526), εἰς αὖθις ἀποτίθεσθαι, P. ἐπέχειν (Thuc. 5, 63), παρωθεῖσθαι.

hinder: P. and V. κωλύειν, ἐμποδίζειν; see hinder.

v. intrans.

P. and V. μέλλειν, ὀκνεῖν, χρονίζειν, σχολάζειν, τρίβειν, ἐπέχειν, ἐπίσχειν, βραδύνειν (Plat., Polit. 277B), P. διαμέλλειν, Ar. and P. διατρίβειν, V. κατασχολάζειν.

subs.

P. and V. διατριβή, ἡ, τριβή, ἡ, μονή, ἡ, ἕδρα, ἡ, μελλήματα, τά, P. μέλλησις, ἡ, ἐπιμονή, ἡ, ἐπίσχεσις, ἡ, V. μελλώ, ἡ (Aesch., Ag. 1356).

hesitation: P. and V. ὄκνος, ὁ.

postponement: P. and V. ἀναβολή, ἡ, V. ἀμβολή, ἡ.