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ἐξάπτω ,
2. metaph., . στόματος λιτάς let prayers fall from one's mouth, E.Or.383; τῆς τύχης . τὰ πραττόμενα consider actions as dependent upon chance, Plu.Sull.6; . τὴν διαδοχὴν τῶν ἀξίων λόγου continue the narrative, D.L.8.50; ἐξαμμένος ἐκ σώματος dependent on it, Ti.Locr.102e.
II. Med., hang by, cling to, πάντες ἐξάπτεσθε all hang on, Il.8.20; . τῆς οὐραγίας, τῆς πορείας, hang on the enemy's rear, on his line of march, Plb.4.11.6,3.51.2; τῶν πολεμίων, τῆς μάχης, D.S.11.17,13.10; “τῶν Ἑλληνικῶν .attend to . ., Plu. Them. 31; “τοῦ πολέμουD.H.6.25; cling to an authority, Plu.2.1111f.
2. hang a thing to oneself, carry it suspended about one, wear,κώδωναςD.25.90; “πέπλους χροόςE.Hel.1186; “σφραγίδιαAr.Th.428; also . ναῦς fasten them to one's own ship, take in tow, D.S.14.74; . τοὺς ἐραστάς have them hanging about one, Philostr.VA8.7.6, cf. Luc.Am.11.
B. Act. also, set fire to, [ὕλαν] Ti.Locr.97e, cf. Thphr.HP9.8.6, App.Hisp.5.
II. kindle, inflame,πόλεμονAel.NA12.35; “πυρετόνGal.6.240; of love, Chor. in Rh.Mus.49.495; νόσημα aggravate, Id. in Hermes17.234:—Pass., “πῦρ . ἐκ λίθωνArist.PA655a15; ὑπὸ φιλοσοφίας ὥσπερ πυρός to be inflamed by . ., Pl.Ep.340b; αὖθις οὐκ -ονται they are not rekindled (like Heraclitus' sun), Id.R.498b; “ὑπ᾽ ὀργῆς ἐξαφθέντεςD.H.5.38; “πόλεμος ἐξήφθηStr.9.3.8; “ψυχαὶ -ονταιare turned to flame, M.Ant.4.21.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (31):
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 428
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 379
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristogiton 1, 90
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 11.17
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 13.10
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 14.74
    • Euripides, Helen, 1186
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Aulis, 1216
    • Euripides, Ion, 1065
    • Euripides, Orestes, 383
    • Euripides, Trojan Women, 1208
    • Euripides, Trojan Women, 1220
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.26
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.64
    • Homer, Iliad, 24.51
    • Homer, Iliad, 8.20
    • Homer, Odyssey, 22.466
    • Plato, Republic, 498b
    • Strabo, Geography, 9.3.8
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 10.7
    • Appian, Wars in Spain, 5
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.51.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.11.6
    • Plutarch, Sulla, 6
    • Plutarch, Themistocles, 19
    • Plutarch, Themistocles, 31
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 5.38
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 6.25
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 12.35
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 8.7.6
    • Marcus Aurelius, M. Antonius Imperator Ad Se Ipsum, 4.21
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