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διατείνω 1 2 stretch to the uttermost, τόξον Hdt.: to stretch out, τὰς χεῖρας Xen.
II.intr. to extend, continue, Arist.
B.Mid. and Pass. to exert oneself, Xen., etc.; διατεινάμενος at full speed, id=Xen.; with all one's force, Theocr.; διατείνεσθαι πρός τι to exert oneself for a purpose, Xen. maintain earnestly, contend for, τι Dem. strict sense of Mid. to stretch out for oneself, δ. τὰ βέλεα to have their lances poised, Hdt.; δ. τὸ τόξον to have one's bow strung, id=Hdt.

1 fut. -τενω

2 perf. -τέτα^κα

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