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κατείργω , Ion. κατειλ-έργω (v. ἔργω), Cypr. aor. 2
A.κατέϝοργονInscr.Cypr.135.1 H.:—also κατειλ-έργνυμι (v. infr.), Att. also καθείργω , καθείργνυμι (q.v.): fut. -είρξω, Ion. -έρξω:—drive into, shut in, “τοὺς περιγενομένους ἐς τὰς νέας κατεῖρξανHdt.5.63; κατεργνῦσι [αὐτοὺς] ἐς μέσα τὰ φρύγανα shut them up into the middle of the fire-wood, Id.4.69: generally, press hard, reduce to straits, “κατέργοντες πολλὸν τοὺς ἈθηναίουςId.6.102; besiege, πτόλιν Inscr.Cypr.l.c.:—Pass., to be hemmed in, kept down, “ὑπὸ τοῦ δυνατωτέρουTh.1.76; “ὑπ᾽ ἀνάγκηςD.H.6.2; ὅρκοις -ειργόμενοι ib.45; τὸ πολέμῳ καὶ δεινῷ τινι -ειργόμενον what is done under stress of . . , Th.4.98.
II. hinder, prevent, τινα E.Med. 1258 (lyr.): c. acc. et inf., “κατείργοντας νεκροὺς τάφου . . λαχεῖνId.Supp.308: abs., delay, Id.Alc.256 (lyr.); limit, “τὴν φιλαρχίανPlu. Pomp.53.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Euripides, Alcestis, 256
    • Euripides, Medea, 1258
    • Euripides, Suppliants, 308
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.69
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.63
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.102
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.98
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.76
    • Plutarch, Pompey, 53
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 6.2
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 45
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