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ζωπυ^ρ-έω , (ζώπυρον) into flame, cause to blaze up, “ζ. τοὺς ἄνθρακαςMen.71; “τὸ πνεῦμα ζ.Thphr.Ign.27:—in Pass., to be quickened by fire, of the foetus, Hp.Vict.1.9.
2. metaph., “μέριμναι ζωπυροῦσι τάρβοςA.Th.290 (lyr.); “ζωπυρουμένας φρενόςId.Ag.1034 (lyr.); “τῆς φύσεως τὸ ζωπυροῦνArist.PA670a25, cf. Plu.2.940c; ζ. τινά to provoke him, Ar.Lys.682 (lyr.); ζ. τρυφήν increase it, Plu.Lyc.9; in Magic, quicken, fill with power, PMag.Leid.V.10.7 (Pass.).
II. intr., burst into flame, “ἢν θέρμη ζωπυρῇAret.SD1.8.
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    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1034
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