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ἀκμ-αῖος , α, ον, Aeol. ἄκμαος Jo. Gramm.Comp.2.14; full bloom, at prime, vigorous, “πῶλοιA.Eu.405; “ἥβηId.Th.11; ἀκμαῖος φύσιν in the prime of strength, Id.Pers.441; “. τὸν ὀργήνLuc.Tim.3; “κάλλει ἀκμαίαEpigr.Gr.127; “τὸ ἀκμαιότατονD.H.5.22; ἀκμαίων λέσχη at Chalcis, Plu.2.298d:—“. πρὸς ἔρωταAP7.221, cf. Luc.DDeor.8.2, Ael.NA15.10. Adv. “ἀκμαίως, ἔχειν κατὰ τὴν ἡλικίανPlb.31.29.7: Comp. -ότερον more vigorously, Gal.4.525:—of things, at the height, ἀκμαιότατος καιρὸς τῆς ἡμέρας, i. e. noon, Plb.3.102.1; “τὸ . τοῦ χειμῶνοςArr.An.4.7.1, etc.
2. Rhet., belonging to the supreme effort, culmination of oratory, ἔννοιαι, λόγος, Hermog.Id.1.7, Inv.4.4: Comp., Id.1.10.
II. in time, in season, “. καιρόςPTeb.24.56 (ii B. C., Sup.); . ἡμέραι the seasonable days, Ath.5.180c, cf. AP10.2 (Antip.Sid.): neut. pl. as Adv., “ἀκμαἶ᾽ ἂν μόλοιS.Aj.921 (cj.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 405
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 441
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 11
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 921
    • Polybius, Histories, 31.29.7
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.102.1
    • Lucian, Timon, 3
    • Arrian, Anabasis, 4.7.1
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 5.22
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 15.10
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