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ἐλπίς ἔλπω

I.hope, expectation, Od.;in pl., πολλῶν ῥαγεισῶν ἐλπίδων after the wreck of many hopes, Aesch.;—with gen. both of subject and object, Πελοποννησίων τὴν ἐλπίδα τοῦ ναυτικοῦ the hope of the P. in their navy, Thuc.
2.the object of hope, a hope, Ὀρέστης, ἐλπὶς δόμων Aesch.
II.apprehension, fear, id=Aesch.

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