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violent

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

P. and V. βίαιος.

Compulsory: P. and V. ἀναγκαῖος, P. βίαιος.

Of natural phenomena: P. ἰσχυρός.

Insolent: P. ὑβριστικός, or use P. and V. ὑβριστής.

Vehement: P. σφοδρός.

Of pain: P. σφοδρός, P. and V. δεινός.

Of words: V. σφριγῶν, P. σφοδρός.

Boisterous: P. ταραχώδης, V. λαβρός.

Of the passions: P. and V. ἄκρατος.

Be violent, v.: P. and V. βιάζεσθαι.

Be insolent: P. and V. ὑβρίζειν.

Be vehement: V. σφοδρύνεσθαι.

Take violent measures against: P. νεώτερόν τι ποιεῖν εἰς (acc.), ἀνήκεστόν τι βουλεύειν περί (gen.), P. and V. ἀνήκεστόν τι δρᾶν (acc.) (Eur., Med. 283); see under violence.

Die a violent death: P. βιαίως ἀποθνήσκειν, V. θνήσκειν βιαίως.