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ἀμείνων , ον, gen. ονος, irreg. Comp. of ἀγαθός,
I. of persons, stouter, stronger, braver, freq. Hom., etc.: “μέγ᾽ .Il.22.158; “πολλὸν .Hes.Op.19: c. acc. vel inf., “ἀμείνων παντοίας ἀρετάς, ἠμὲν πόδας ἠδὲ μάχεσθαιIl.15.641, cf. Hes.Op.445, A.Pr.337, etc.; ο<*> ἀμείνονες the better sort, Pl.Lg.627a.
2. neut. as Adv., . πρήσσειν to fare better, Hdt.4.156 sq., etc.; συνήνεικεν Ἀθηναίοις ἐπὶ τὸ . Decr. ap. And.1.77, cf. Orac. ap. D.43.86; τὰ ἀμείνω φρονέειν choose the better part, Hdt.7.145; “τοῖσι τὰ . ἑάνδανεId.9.19.
III. Adv. “ἀμεινόνωςAr.Fr.340.
IV. new Comp. ἀμεινότερος, α, ον, formed from ἀμείνων, Mimn.14.9, Poet. ap. Phld. Rh.2.61S.<
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    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 337
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 198
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.187
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.156
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.145
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.169
    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.19
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 445
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 750
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 19
    • Homer, Iliad, 22.158
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.116
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.11
    • Plato, Laws, 627a
    • Plato, Apology, 19a
    • Sophocles, Electra, 1238
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.118
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.9
    • Homer, Iliad, 15.641
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.274
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