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ἐπισεύω 1 put in motion against, set upon one, c. dat., Od.
II.Pass. to hurry or hasten to or towards, Hom.; in hostile sense, to rush upon or at, c. dat., Il.
2.part. perf. pass. ἐπεσσύμενος, with 3rd sg. perf. and plup. ἐπέσσυ^ται, -το mostly in hostile sense, to rush on, id=Il.; c. dat., αὐτῷ μοι ἐπέσσυτο id=Il.; c. acc. to assault, id=Il.; c. gen., ἐπεσσύμενος πεδίοιο rushing, hurrying over the plain, id=Il.:—also, without hostile sense, to express rapid motion, ἐπέσσυτο δέμνια swept over the clothes, Od.; c. inf., ἐπέσσυτο διώκειν he hasted on to follow, Il.:—metaph. to be excited, eager, θυμὸς ἐπέσσυται id=Il.

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