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λι^άζομαι , aor. ἐλιάσθην, Ep. 3pl.
A.λίασθενIl.23.879: 3sg. plpf. “λελίαστοMosch.4.118 (for Act. v. sub fin.):—bend, incline; and so,
I. mostly of persons, go aside, recoil, shrink, “ἐκ ποταμοῖο λιασθείςOd.5.462; “ἀπὸ πυρκαϊῆς ἑτέρωσε λ.Il.23.231; “νόσφι λ.1.349, 11.80; ὕπαιθα λιάσθη he shrank beneath his attack, 15.520, cf. 21.255; δεῦρο λιάσθης hither hast thou retired, 22.12; παρὰ κληῗδα λιάσθη ἐς πνοιὰς ἀνέμων, of a vision, disappeared by the key-hole, Od.4.838: metaph., stray from the straight path, Emp.2.8; in A.R. of parting, separating from others, 1.94, 3.827, 1164:—once in Trag., πρός σ᾽ ἐλιάσθην hastened to thee, E.Hec.98 (anap.).
II. of things, ἀμφὶ δ᾽ ἄρα σφι λιάζετο κῦμα retired, drew back, Il.24.96; πτερὰ πυκνὰ λίασθεν (for ἐλιάσθησαν) the dying bird's thick wings dropped, 23.879; where Aristarch. read λίασσεν it dropped its wings, though the Act. is not used exc. impf. λίαζον they loosened (the cables), Lyc.21.
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