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ἐνδυ^κέως , Adv.
A.sedulously, kindly, freq. in Hom. (esp. in Od.), with Verbs expressing friendly actions, as “πέμψαιOd.14.337; “ὁμαρτεῖνIl.24.438; “φιλέειν καὶ τιέμενOd.15.543; παρέχειν βρῶσίν τε πόσιν τε ib.491; so “. δέκεσθαι θυσίαισινPi.P.5.85; “ῥύεσθαιTheoc.25.25, etc.; “ἔχραενA.R.2.454.
II. steadfastly, μαρνάμεθ᾽ . B.5.125, cf. 112.
2. greedily, ravenously, “ἐσθίεινOd.14.109; . ῥινὸν σχίσσας, of a lion tearing his prey, Hes.Sc.427.--No Adj. ἐνδυκής occurs: but neut. ἐνδυκές, as Adv., is prob. l. in A.R.1.883; used for συνεχές, Nic. Th.263; expld. by συνεχές, συνετόν, ἀφελές, ἀσφαλές, γλυκύ, κτλ., Hsch. (Etym. dub.: for sense 1 perh. cf. ἀ-δευκής.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 5.125
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 427
    • Homer, Iliad, 24.438
    • Homer, Odyssey, 14.109
    • Homer, Odyssey, 14.337
    • Homer, Odyssey, 15.543
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.883
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2.454
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