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ἐκμαίνω , mad with passion, “ἐκμήνας θυμὸν ἔρωτιPl.Epigr. 7.6, cf. Theoc.5.91; ἐπί τινι with love for her, Ar.Ec.966; “φόβῳ τέτρωρον ἐκμαίνων ὄχονE.Hipp.1229; πόθον ἐκμῆναι to kindle mad desire, S.Tr.1142; ἐκμῆναί τινα δωμάτων to drive one raving from the house, E.Ba.36:—Pass., with pf. 2 Act. ἐκμέμηνα, go mad with passion, ταῦτα ἐκμαίνεσθαι ἔς τινα rage so against one, Hdt.3.33, cf. 37, Paus. 1.11.15; ἔρωτι οὐρανίῳ ἐκμεμηνυῖα [διάνοια] Ph.1.482; of mania, Aret. SD1.6; “ὑπὸ τοῦ ἀκράτουLuc.Nigr.5; of sexual passion, “εἰς γυναῖκας ἐκμανείςJ.AJ8.7.5: also, c. acc., “ἐκμανῆναί τιναto be madly in love with.., Anacreont.11.4; “τινίAristaenet.1.15 tit.; of persons in delirium, Hp.Epid.3.17.ιγ́.
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