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ἑτεραλκ-ής , ές, strength to the other side, μάχης ἑτεραλκέα νίκην victory in battle inclining to the other side, Il.16.362; σῆμα τιθεὶς Τρώεσσι, μ. . ν. a sign that victory was changing sides, 8.171; ἵνα δὴ Δαναοῖσι μ. . ν. δῷς inclining to their side, 7.26; without “μάχης, δίδου ἑτεραλκέα νίκην17.627, Od.22.236; Ἄρης . A.Pers.952 (lyr.): in late Prose, . νίκη Ps.-Luc.Philopatr.8, Ael.Fr.135.
2. Act., . δῆμος a body of men which decides the victory, Il.15.738; “λύσις . κήδευςNic.Th.2; ποδῶν . ταρσῷ, of a lame man, Nonn.D.9.230.
II. inclining first to one side then to the other, doubtful, “μάχηHdt.9.103; μόθου . κλωγμῷ Orac. ap. Luc.JTr.31. Ion. Adv. -αλκέως, ἀγωνίζεσθαι with varying fortune, Hdt.8.11.
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