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λι^λαίομαι , only pres. and impf.,
A.long or desire earnestly, freq. in Hom., mostly c. inf., long to be or do so and so, τίμε . . λιλαίεαι ἠπεροπεύειν; Il.3.399; “λ. πολεμίζειν16.89; “εὐνηθῆναι14.331: metaph., of a lance, λιλαιομένη χροὸς ἆσαι longing to taste flesh, 21.168, cf. 11.574, 15.317; λιλαιομένη πόσιν εἶναι longing for him to be her husband, Od.1.15, 9.30, 32, 23.334: c. gen., long for, πολέμοιο, ὁδοῖο, βιότοιο, δόρποιο, Il.3.133, Od.1.315, 12.328, 13.31; also φόωσδε λιλαίεο struggle to the light of day, 11.223: so in later Ep., c. inf., A.R.3.394, al.: c. acc., Nonn.D.28.144: abs., ib.42.132.—Cf.λελίημαι.
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