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ἀνθίστημι set against, Ar., Thuc.: to set up in opposition, Thuc. match with, compare, Plut.
II.Pass., with intr. aor2 act. ἀντέστην, perf. ἀνθέστηκα, attic contr. part. ἀνθεστώς: fut. mid. ἀντιστήσομαι, aor1 ἀντεστησάμην and pass. ἀντεστάθην [α]:— to stand against, esp. in battle, to withstand, oppose, τινι Il., Hdt., attic; also, πρός τινα Thuc., etc.: rarely c. gen., φρενῶν ἀνθίσταται (al. ἀνθάπτεται) Aesch.
2.absol. to make a stand, Il., Hdt.

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