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ἄγαν , Adv.
A.very much, chiefly Aeol. Dor. and Trag., not in Hom., rare in Ion., as Hdt.2.173, Hp.Art.4, al., Democr.222; freq. in bad sense, too much:—prov., “μηδὲν .Pi.Fr.216 (attributed to Chilo by Arist.Rh.1389b4); “μηδὲν . σπεύδεινThgn.335:—with Verbs, “. διαστρέψαιHp.Fract.8; “. ἐλευθεροστομεῖςA.Pr.182; “. τι ποιεῖνPl.R.563e:—with Adjs. either preceding or following, “. κοῦφοςHp.Art.4; “. βαρύςA.Pers.515; “πιθανὸς .Id.Ag.485; with Sup., . ἀγριωτάτους far the most savage, Ael.NA1.38, cf. 8.13:—with Adv., “ὑπερθύμως .A.Eu.824; “. οὕτωS.Ph.598; “ὠμῶς .X.Vect. 5.6:—with a Subst., “ . χρημάτων συναγωγήDemocr.222; “ . σιγήS.Ant.1251; “ . ἐλευθερίαPl.R.564a; without Art., εἰς . δουλείαν ib. (Cf. ἀγα-.)“ [α^γα_νThgn.219, Orac. ap. Hdt.4.157, A.Eu. 121, etc.; in late poets, α^γα^ν AP5.215.6 (Agath.), 10.51 (Pall.), cf. Eust.1433 fin.]
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