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ἀπειλέω2 ἀπειλή

to hold out either in the way of promise or threat: good sense, to promise, ἠπείλησεν ἄνακτι ῥέξειν ἑκατόμβην Il.; ἠπείλησας εἶναι ἀρίστους didst profess that they were best, Od.
II.commonly in bad sense, to threaten, Lat. minari, absol. or c. dat. pers., Hom., etc.; c. acc. cogn., ἠπείλησεν μῦθον spake a threatening speech, Il.:—also in Mid., NTest.
2.c. acc. of the thing threatened, θάνατον ἀπ. τινι Hdt.
3.dependent clauses added in inf. fut., γέρας ἀφαιρήσεσθαι ἀπειλεῖς Il., etc.; attic also in inf. aor.:—also ἀπ. ὅτι . . , ὡς . . , attic
III.Pass. ἀπειλοῦμαι, of persons, to be terrified by threats, Xen.

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