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ἥκιστος 1 Sup. of the comp. ἥσσων, the Posit. in use being μικρός,

1.least:—as adv. ἥκιστα, least, Soph., etc.; οὐχ ἥκιστα, ἀλλὰ μάλιστα Hdt.; ὡς ἥκιστα as little as possible, Thuc.
2.often in reply to a question, nay not so, not at all, Lat. minime, Soph., etc.; ἥκιστά γε minime vero, id=Soph.

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