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Οὔτοι συνέχθειν, ἀλλὰ συμφιλεῖν ἔφυν -> I was not born to hate, but to love.
Sophocles, Antigone 523

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

Motion: P. φορά, ἡ.

Tossing motion: Ar. and V. σάλος, ὁ, P. αἰώρησις, ἡ (Plat.).

Influence: P. and V. δύναμις, ἡ.

Rule, authority: P. and V. ἀρχη, ἡ, κράτος, τό; see rule.

Bear sway, v.: see rule.

v. trans.

Move: P. and V. κινεῖν.

Move to and fro: P. αἰωρεῖν.

Persuade: P. and V. πείθειν, ἐπάγειν; see persuade.

Rule: P. and V. ἄρχειν (gen.), κρατεῖν (gen.); see rule.

Influence: P. and V. ῥοπὴν ἔχειν (gen.).

Manage: P. and V. νέμειν, V. νωμᾶν, κραίνειν, πορσύνειν, ἀμφέπειν.

V. intrans. Swing to and fro: P. and V. αἰωρεῖσθαι.

Toss up and down: P. and V. σαλεύειν.

Swap with: P. συναιωρεῖσθαι (Plat.).

Sink: P. and V. ῥέπειν.

Labour, be distressed: P. and V. κάμνειν (rare P.), προκάμνειν (rare P.); see faint.