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1.properly of the descending scale, to incline downwards, to sink, fall, Lat. vergere, inclinare, Il., Ar.:—of things, to incline one way or the other, to be always shifting, Pind.; ὕπνος ἐπὶ βλεφάροις ῥέπων sleep falling upon the eyes, id=Pind.
2.of one of two contending parties, to preponderate, prevail, Hdt., Plat.
3.of persons, εὖ ῥέπει θεός is favourably inclined, Aesch.; ῥέπειν ἐπί τι to incline towards a thing, Dem.; εἴς or πρός τι Plat., Arist.; εἴς τινα Luc.
4.of duties, . εἴς τινα to fall or devolve upon one, Aesch., Soph.
5.of events, to fall, happen in a certain way, Soph.; r(. εἴς τι to turn or come to something, Aesch., Ar.

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