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ἔκπαγλ-ος , ον, Ep. and Ion. word,
A.terrible, violent:
I. of persons, ὧδ᾽ . ἐών, of Achilles, Il.21.589 ; πάντων ἐκπαγλότατ᾽ ἀνδρῶν, also of Achilles, 1.146, 18.170 ; of other heroes, 20.389, 21.452.
3. mostly Adv. -λως terribly, vehemently, exceedingly,. ἀπόλεσσανIl.1.268 ; “κοτέοντο2.223 ; ἐθέλει οἶκόνδε νέεσθαι ib.357 ; “μαίνεται9.238 ; “ὠδύσατ᾽ .Od.5.340 ; “ἔχθαιρε11.437 ; “ὀδύρεται15.355 ; “αἴθεταιHp.Mul.2.171 (“ἐκπατίωςErot.) ; . πονέει ib.1.3 : neut. as Adv., “ἔκπαγλον ἐπεύξατοIl.13.413, cf. Nic. Th.448, etc. ; “οὐ γὰρ ἐγώ σ᾽ . ἀεικιῶIl.22.256 : neut. pl., ἔκπαγλα φιλεῖν to love beyond all measure, 3.415, 5.423 ; “ἢν . χαλεφθῇNic. Th.445.
II. in later Poets the word freq. signifies merely, marvellous, wondrous,ἀνὴρ .Pi.P.4.79 ; “σθένει .Id.I.7(6).22 ; ἐν πόνοις . ib.6(5).54 : not freq. in Trag., . κακόν, τέρας, A.Ag.862, Ch. 548 ; “δείπνων ἀρρήτων ἔκπαγλ᾽ ἄχθηS.El.204 (lyr.). Adv. “ἔκπαγλαmarvellously, Id.OC716 (lyr.): in early Prose only once, “ὅπλα τὰ ἐκπαγλόταταX.Hier.11.3 ; in Com., Eup.8.14D. (Sup.). (Metath. for Ε῎κπλαγοςἐκπλήσσω acc. to Eust.68.18 ; perh. dissim. from Ε῎κπλαγλος.
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