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Τοῦ ὅλου οὖν τῇ ἐπιθυμίᾳ καὶ διώξει ἔρως ὄνομα → Love is the name for our pursuit of wholeness, for our desire to be complete
Plato, Symposium, 192e10

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mighty: P. and V. μέγας.

powerful: P. and V. δυνατός, Ar. and V. μεγασθενής, ἄλκιμος (rare P.).

physically strong: P. and V. ἰσχυρός, V. κραταιός, ὄβριμος, ἐγκρατής (in P. used of defences), σθεναρός, Ar. and V. παγκρατής, καρτερός (in P. used of defences), P. ἐρρωμένος.

stronger: use also V. φέρτερος no positive.

stout, solid: P. στέριφος; see solid.

firm., secure: P. and V. βέβαιος.

trustworthy: P. and V. βέβαιος, ἀσφαλής, P. ἐχυρός.

of defences, ground, etc.: P. and V. ὀχυρός, ἰσχυρός, ἐρυμνός, P. καρτερός, ἐχυρός.

cogent: P. ἀναγκαῖος.

energetic: P. and V. ἔντονος, σύντονος.

efficacious: P. and V. δραστήριος.

vehement: P. σφοδρός.

of natural phenomena: P. and V. πολύς, μέγας.

of a smell: use P. βαρύς.

a strong wind: P. ἄνεμος μέγας.

a strong proof: P. μέγα τεκμήριον.

be strong, powerful, v.: P. and V. δύναμαι, δύνασθαι, ἰσχύειν, ἐρρῶσθαι (perf. pass. of ῥωννύναι), Ar. and V. σθένειν.

be strong (in body): P. and V. ἰσχύειν, ἐρρῶσθαι (perf. infin. of ῥωννύναι), Ar. and V. εὐσωματεῖν, V. εὐσθενεῖν (Euripides, Cyclops); see be vigorous, under vigorous.

with a strong hand: use P. and V. βίᾳ.

strong points: P. τὰ ἰσχυρότατα (Thuc. 5, 111).

take strong measures: use P. and V. ἀνήκεστόν τι δρᾶν.

have strong views on: P. and V. σπουδάζειν περί (gen.).