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grip

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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Hand: P. and V. χείρ, ἡ. Embrace: P. and V. περιβολαί, αἱ (Xen.), V. περιπτυχαί, αἱ; see embrace. Something to hold by: P. ἀντιλαβή, ἡ. Get a grip: P. ἀντιλαβὴν ἔχειν (Thuc. 7, 65). Mental grip, perception: P. and V. αἴσθησις, ἡ. Mental capacity: P. and V. φρόνησις, ἡ. v. trans. Seize hold of: P. and V. λαμβάνεσθαι (gen.), ἀντιλαμβάνεσθαι (gen.); see grasp. Hold fast: P. and V. ἔχεσθαι (gen.), ἀντέχεσθαι (gen.), V. ὀχμάζειν. Touch: P. and V. ἅπτεσθαι (gen.), V. θιγγάνειν (gen.) (Xen. but rare P.), ψαύειν (gen.) (rare P.); see touch. Leprosies that grip the flesh: V. λειχῆνες . . . σαρκῶν ἐπαμβατῆρες (Aesch., Choe. 280).