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1.of persons, gentle, mild, kind, πατὴρ δ᾽ ὣς ἤπιος ἦεν Hom.:—c. dat. pers., id=Hom., Trag.
2.of sentiments, ἤπια εἰδέναι to have kindly feelings, Hom.; πρὸς τὸ ἠπιώτερον καταστῆσαί τινα to bring him to a milder mood, Thuc.
II.act. soothing, assuaging, of medicines, Il., etc.
2.ἤπιον ἦμαρ, c. inf., a day favourable for beginning a thing, Hes.
III.adv. ἠπίως, Hdt., Soph.

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