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εὔχομαι v. sub fin.

Dep.: pray, offer prayers, pay one's vows, make a vow, Lat. precari, vota facere, θεῶι or θεοῖς Hom., etc.; πρὸς τοὺς θεούς Xen., etc.:—c. dat. commodi, to pray for one, Il.
2.c. inf. to pray that, Hom., etc.; also, εὔχ. τοὺς θεοὺς δοῦναι to pray them to give, Xen.
3.c. acc. objecti, to pray for a thing, long or wish for, Pind., attic; εὔχ. τινί τι to pray for something for a person, as Soph. vow or promise to do, c. inf., Hom., attic
2.c. acc. rei, like Lat. vovere, to vow a thing, Aesch., Ar. profess loudly, to boast, vaunt, Il.; mostly of something of which one has a right to be proud, πατρὸς ἐξ ἀγαθοῦ γένος εὔχομαι εἶναι id=Il.
2.simply to profess or declare, Od. a Pass., ἐμοὶ μετρίως εὖκται I have prayed sufficiently, Plat.:—but Soph. uses plup. ηὔγμην in act. sense.

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