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ἐκνεύω , aor. ἐξένευσα,
A.turn the head out of its natural position, of a horse, . ἄνω to toss the head, X.Eq.5.4; τῇ κεφαλῇ ἐκνεύσας by a side-movement with the head, of the wild boar, Id.Cyn.10.12, cf. LXX 4 Ki.23.16.
2. c. acc., shun, avoid, Phld.Sign.27, Ph.1.146, Orph.A.458; “ξίφοςHegesias ap.D.H.Comp.18; “πληγήνD.S.17.100.
II. fall headlong,εἰς θάνατονE.Ph.1268; “. πρός τιto turn aside, Ph.1.297 : c. gen., “τῶν παρόντωνPlot.6.7.34.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 17.100
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 1330
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 1268
    • Old Testament, 2 Kings, 23.16
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 5.4
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 10.12
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 18
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