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dire

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

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adjective

P. and V. δεινός, φοβερός, φρικώδης (Dem. 644), V. δύσχιμος, ἔμφοβος.

suffer some dire calamity: P. ἀνήκεστόν τι πάσχειν.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

dīrē, cruellement : Sen. Thyest. 315.