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ἱλάσκομαι ἵλαος appease, θεὸν ἱλάσκεσθαι to make him propitious to one, conciliate him, win his favour, Hom.; μολπῆι θεὸν ἱλάσκοντο Il.; ὄφρ᾽ ἡμῖν Ἑκάεργον ἱλάσσεαι id=Il.; so of men, Hdt., Plat. NTest. to expiate, τὰς ἁμαρτίας. NTest. also, an aor1 imperat. pass. ἱλάσθητι, be gracious.

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