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persuade

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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v. trans.

P. and V. πείθειν, ἀναπείθειν (Eur., Hel. 825), V. ἐκπείθειν.

induce: P. and V. προτρέπειν (or mid.), ἐπάγειν, ἐπαίρειν, προάγειν, P. ἐπισπᾶν; see induce.

join in persuading: P. συμπείθειν (absol. or with acc.).