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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

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

P. and V. λυπεῖν, ἀνιᾶν, δάκνειν, ὄχλον παρέχειν (dat.), Ar. and P. ἐνοχλεῖν (acc. or dat.), πράγματα παρέχειν (dat.), ἀποκναίειν, Ar. and V. κνίζειν, V. ὀχλεῖν, γυμνάζειν, ἀλγύνειν, P. διοχλεῖν.

harass: P. and V. πιέζειν.

be vexed: P. and V. λυπεῖσθαι, ἀνιᾶσθαι, βαρύνεσθαι, δάκνεσθαι, ἄχθεσθαι, Ar. and P. ἀγανακτεῖν. P. δυσχεραίνειν, χαλεπῶς φέρειν, Ar. βαρέως φέρειν; see be distressed, under distress.

be vexed at: P. and V. ἄχθεσθαι (dat.), δυσφορεῖν (acc. or dat.), Ar. and P. χαλεπαίνειν (dat.), ἀγανακτεῖν (dat.), P. δυσχεραίνειν (acc., dat. or ἐπί, dat.), χαλεπῶς φέρειν (acc. or dat.), V. λυπρῶς φέρειν (acc.), πικρῶς φέρειν (acc.), δυσφόρως ἄγειν (acc.), ἐπάχθεσθαι (dat.), ἀσχάλλειν (acc. or dat.) (rare P.); see be angry at, under angry.