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ἐκτεν-ής , ές,
A.strained: hence of persons, warmly attached, friendly, Plb.21.22.4 (Sup.), cf. D.S.34.2.39, Socr. ap. Stob.4.31.130 ; assiduous,περί τιναSupp.Epigr.2.277.5 (Delph., ii B.C.): Comp. -“έστερος τῇ προθυμίᾳIGRom.4.293aii 38 (Pergam., ii B.C.): Sup. -“εστάτη προθυμίαChrysipp.Stoic.2.293, cf. Vit.Philonid.p.9C.; “πρόνοιαUPZ110.46(ii B. C.).
2. extended, Dam.Pr.64; capable of extension,. ἐστι τὸ μεταδίδον τῶν ἑαυτοῦ καὶ τοῖς ἄλλοις Phdr.p.121A.
3. abundant,γάλαSor.1.94.
II. Adv. -νῶς (Elean “ἐκτενέωρGDI 1172.12 ; Cret. ἐκτενίως ib.5138.13 ; Ion. -έως Ps.-Hdt.Vit.Hom.7) earnestly, zealously, ἀγαπᾶσθαι Machoap.Ath.13.579e; “ποιεῖν τιArist. MM1210a27 ; “συναγωνίζεσθαιIG22.945, cf. SIG538.17 (Delph., iii B. C.); “εὐχὴ . γινομένηAct.Ap.12.5 : Comp. -έστερον Cic.Att.13.9.1 : Sup.-έστατα D.S.29.4.
2. in Adv. also, eagerly, freely, splendidly (condemned by Phryn.285), “προσδέξασθαί τιναPlb.8.19.1, cf. D.S. 2.24, etc.; of public duties, “λαμπρῶς καὶ . τετελεκόταCIG2771ii14 (Aphrodisias): Comp., “πολυτελῶς καὶ ἐκτενέστερον τῶν ἄλλωνAgatharch. Fr.Hist.6J.—Not in early writers, corrupt in A.Supp.983.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 13.9.1
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 983
    • Polybius, Histories, 21.22.4
    • Polybius, Histories, 8.19.1
    • New Testament, Acts, 12.5
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 2.24
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