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Dep.:—Causal of δείδω, to frighten, alarm, μὴ δειδίσσεο λαὸν Ἀχαιῶν Il.; Ἕκτορα ἀπὸ νεκροῦ δειδίξασθαι to scare him from the corpse, id=Il.; οὔ σε ἔοικε δειδίσσεσθαι it beseems not to attempt to frighten thee, id=Il.:—c. inf., φευγέμεν δειδίσσετο Theocr.:—in attic form, Plat., Dem.

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