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ἐμφύω 1 ἐν implant, τί τινι Od., Xen.
II.Pass., with perf. ἐμπέφυ_κα and aor2 ἐνέφυ_ν: grow in or on, c. dat., ὅθι τρίχες κρανίῳ ἐμπεφύασι (epic for ἐμπεφύκασι) Il.:—of qualities, φθόνος ἐμφύεται ἀνθρώπῳ is implanted in him, Hdt.; οὐδεὶς χαρακτὴρ ἐμπέφυκε σώματι no mark is set by nature on the body, Eur. be rooted in, cling closely, ὣς ἔχετ᾽ ἐμπεφυ^υῖα (epic for ἐμπεφυ_κυῖα) she hung on clinging, Il.; ἔφυν ἐν χερσί clung to his hand, Od.; ἐμφὺς ὡς βδέλλα clinging like a leech, Theocr.

1 fut. -φύσω

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