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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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verb transitive

P. and V. ἕλκειν, ἐφέλκειν, ἐπισπᾶν, Ar. and V. σπᾶν.

drug by the hair: V. ἀποσπᾶν κόμης, κόμης ἐπισπᾶν.

I fear lest hereafter you may drug me into the matter, though quite guiltless: P. δέδοικα μὴ συνεπισπάσησθέ με τὸν μηδ' ὁτιοῦν ἀδικοῦντα (Dem. 411).

drag about, drag around: P. περιέλκειν.

drug away: P. and V. ἀποσπᾶν, ἀφέλκειν.

drag back: P. and V. ἀνασπᾶν, Ar. and V. ἀντισπᾶν.

drag down: P. and V. καθέλκειν, κατασπᾶν.

be dragged down (with others): V. συγκαθέλκεσθαι (absol.).

drag from under: P. and V. ὑποσπᾶν, Ar. and P. ὑφέλκειν.

drag in an opposite direction: P. ἀνθέλκειν (acc.), Ar. and V. ἀντισπᾶν (acc. or absol.).

drag off: P. and V. ἀφέλκειν, ἀποσπᾶν.

drag on: Ar. εἰσέλκειν; Met., life, etc.: P. and V. τείνειν; see prolong.

drag out: P. and V. ἐξέλκειν (Plato but rare P.), Ar. and V. ἐκσπᾶν; Met., see prolong.

drag over, haul over: P. ὑπερφέρειν (two accs.).

drag through: Ar. διέλκειν (τι διά τινος).

drag up: Ar. and P. ἀνέλκειν, P. and V. ἀνασπᾶν.

drag with one: P. συνεφέλκειν (absol.) (Plato).

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