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ἀρέσκω *ἄρω make good, make up, ἂψ ἀρέσαι to make amends, Il.:—Mid., ταῦτα ἀρεσσόμεθα this will we make up among ourselves, Hom.
2.Mid. to appease, conciliate, αὐτὸν ἀρεσσάσθω ἐπέεσσιν Od.
3.after Hom., c. dat. pers. to please, satisfy, flatter, Hdt., attic; ταῦτα ἀρέσκει μοι Hdt.;—so, in Mid., id=Hdt. attic also c. acc. pers., οὐ γάρ μ᾽ ἀρέσκει γλῶσσά σου Soph.; τουτί μ᾽ οὐκ ἀρ. Ar.: hence, in Pass., to be pleased, satisfied with a thing, c. dat. rei, Hdt., Thuc.
III.ἀρέσκει is used, like Lat. placet, to express the resolution of a public body, ταῦτα ἤρεσέ σφι ποιέειν Hdt.:—so in Mid., Thuc.
IV.part. ἀρέσκων, ουσα, ον, grateful, acceptable, Soph., Thuc.

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