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ἀλύω akin to ἀλάομαι only in pres. and imperf. υ short in Hom., υ_ once in Od. and in Trag. wander in mind .
1.from grief, to be ill at ease, be distraught, Il.: to be beside oneself, Hom., Soph.
2.from perplexity, to be at a loss, not know what to do, ἀλύει δ᾽ ἐπὶ παντί id=Soph.; ἀλ. λύπαι, ἐν πόνοις, id=Soph.
3.from joy or exultation, to be beside oneself, Od., Aesch. wander or roam about, Luc., Babr.

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