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μήκιστος , η, ον, Dor. μάκιστος [α_], the only form used by Trag.: irreg. Sup. of μακρός (formed from μῆκος, as αἴσχιστος from αἶσχος),
3. longest, in point of Time, “ἐπὶ τὸ μήκιστον ἀνθρωπίνου αἰῶνοςX.Ages.10.4: neut. μήκιστον as Adv., for a very long time or in the highest degree, h.Cer.258 (s.v.l.); ὅτι δύνᾳ μάκιστον . . ἐξιδοῦ see to it as far as possible, S.Ph.851 (lyr.); τί νύ μοι μήκιστα γένηται; what is to become of me at last? Od.5.299,465; τὸ μ. at longest, Luc.Herm.50; ἐπὶ μ. for the longest time, Id.Demon.1.
4. farthest, X.Cyr.4.5.28, A.R.1.82; “μ. ἀφέστηκεν τοῦ πείθεινPhld.Rh.1.270 S.
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