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βιάω = βιάζω constrain, Il.:— Pass. to be forcibly driven, of fire, Hdt.; θανάτωι βιηθείς overpowered, id=Hdt. Dep. in act. sense, to constrain, press hard, overpower, Hom.; βιήσατο κῦμ᾽ ἐπὶ χέρσου it forced me upon land, Od.; νῶϊ βιήσατο μισθόν he did us wrong in respect of our wages, Il.:— to force or urge on, Aesch.

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