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ἰθύω [ι_], aor. ἴθυ_σα (v. infr.),
A.go straight, press right on, rare in pres., δέ, κρειῶν ἐρατίζων, ἰθύει [υ^] Il.11.552; ἔνθα καὶ ἔνθ᾽ ἴθυσε μάχη πεδίοιο the tide of war set straight over the plain . . , 6.2; “ἰθύει τάχιστα δελφίςPi.Fr.234; “ἰθύει τὸ ἔμβρυον πρὸς τὸ ἧπαρHp.Mul.1.32, cf. 2.145 vulg.: c. gen. objecti, ὣς Ἕκτωρ ἴθυσε νεός dashed straight atit, Il. 15.693; “ἴθυσαν δ᾽ ἐπὶ τεῖχος12.443; ἴθυσαν πρός . . Hdt.4.122.
2. c. acc., desire eagerly, “τι μετὰ φρεσίνA.R.2.950.
3. abs., τί μακρὰν γλῶσσαν ἰθύσας ἐλαύνω ἐκτὸς ὁδοῦ; why in my zeal do I drive, etc., B.9.51. (Signf. 1 never in Od., signf. 11 never in Il.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 9.51
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.204
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.122
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.39
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.8
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.552
    • Homer, Iliad, 12.443
    • Homer, Iliad, 15.693
    • Homer, Iliad, 6.2
    • Homer, Odyssey, 11
    • Homer, Odyssey, 11.591
    • Homer, Odyssey, 22.408
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2.950
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