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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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adj.

Firmly fixed, secure: P. and V. βέβαιος, ἀσφαλής, V. ἔμπεδος. Quick: P. and V. τάχυς, Ar. and P. ὀξύς, V. λαιψηρός, κραιπνός, ὠκύπους, ταχύπορος, σπερχνός, ταχύρροθος, Ar. and V. θοός, ταχύπους, ὠκύς. Active, nimble: P. and V. ἐλαφρός (Xen.), Ar. and V. κοῦφος. Of colours (that will not run): P. δευσοποιός. Trustworthy: P. and V. πιστός; see trustworthy. adv. Firmly: P. and V. βεβαίως, ἀσφαλῶς, V. ἐμπέδως, ἀραρότως (also Plat. but rare P ). Quickly: P. and V. ταχύ, ἐν τάχει, διὰ τάχους, σπουδῇ, Ar. and P. ταχέως, P. ὀξέως, V. τάχος, σὺν τάχει, ἐκ ταχείας, θοῶς. As fast as possible: P. and V. ὡς τάχιστα, Ar. and V. ὡς τάχος, ὅσον τάχος. Hold fast to, v.: V. ἄπριξ ἔχεσθαι (gen.), P. ἄπριξ λαμβάνεσθαι (gen.) (Plat.). v. intrans. P. and V. ἀσιτεῖν, Ar. νηστεύειν. subs. Ar. ἀπαστία, ἡ, V. ἀσιτία, ἡ.

German > Latin

fast, s. beinahe.