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uphold

Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

Hold up: P. and V. ἀνέχειν.

Lift: P. and V. αἴρειν, ἐπαίρειν, ἀνάγειν.

Maintain: P. and V. σώζειν, διασώζειν, φυλάσσειν, διαφυλάσσειν; see defend.

Cling to: P. and V. ἀντιλαμβάνεσθαι (gen.).