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ἄμοτον , Adv.
A.insatiably, incessantly, in Hom. always with Verbs expressing passion, desire, etc., esp. . μεμαώς full of insatiate longing, Il.4.440, al.; . κλαίω τεθνηότα I weep continually, 19.300; . κεχολωμένος implacably angered, 23.567; “μάχης . μενεαίνωνHes.Sc. 361; ἡμίονοι . τανύοντο they struggled restlessly forwards, Od.6.83: later, vehemently, violently,λὶς . κεραΐζειTheoc. 25.202; but στῆ ῤ̔ . stood unwaveringly, A.R.2.78:—later regul. Adv. -τως Sch.Il.4.410.
II. later, Adj. ἄμοτος , ον, furious, savage, κακόν prob. in Simon.37.16; “θήρTheoc.25.242; “πῦρMosch.4.104.—Poet. word.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 361
    • Homer, Iliad, 19.300
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.567
    • Homer, Iliad, 4.410
    • Homer, Iliad, 4.440
    • Homer, Odyssey, 6.83
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2.78
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