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ἀκορέστατος, "most insatiate" (κόρος); hence, reckless of due limit,— shameless: cp.

improbus annis
atque mero fervens

. Eur. Her. 926 (deprecating ὕβρις), “μήποτ᾽ ἐμὸν φρόνημα
ψυχά τ᾽ ἀκόρεστος εἴη

”. A positive ἀκορής is found in later Greek (Themistius, or. 90 D, 4th cent. A.D.): and as διακορής and κατακορής are classical (Plato, etc.), it may be a mere accident that ἀκορής has no earlier warrant. If referred to ἀκόρεστος, the superl. would be a poet. form like νέατος, μέσατος.

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