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ἐξαιτέω 1 demand or ask for from another, c. dupl. acc., τήνδε μ᾽ ἐξαιτεῖ χάριν Soph.; ἐξ. τινα πατρός to ask her in marriage from . . , id=Soph.:— ἐξ. τινα to demand the surrender of a person, Hdt., Dem.;— σμικρὸν ἐξ. to beg for little, Soph.
II.Mid. to ask for oneself, demand, Hdt., Soph., etc. Mid. also, = παραιτοῦμαι, to beg off, gain his pardon or release, Lat. exorare, Aesch., Xen.; c. inf. to beg that one may obtain, Eur.:—c. acc. rei, to avert by begging, Lat. deprecari, id=Eur.

1 fut. ήσω

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