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ἄκρατος κεράννυμι

1.of liquids, unmixed, sheer, of wine, Od.:—esp., οἶνος ἄκρητος wine without water, Lat. merum, Hdt.; and ἄκρατος without (οἶνος), Ar., etc.
2.metaph., ἄκρ. μέλαν pure black, Theophr.; ἄκρατος νύξ sheer night, Aesch.; ἄκρ. νοῦς pure intellect, Xen.
3.of conditions or states, pure, untempered, absolute, ἐλευθερία, ἡδονή Plat.; ἄκρ. ψεῦδος a sheer lie, id=Plat.:—adv. -τως absolutely, Luc.
4.of persons, intemperate, excessive, violent, ἄκρατος ὀργήν Aesch.: so of things we feel, ἄκρ. ὀργή, ἄκρ. καῦμα, etc.

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