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ἰσχύω from ἰσχύ_ς perh. akin to ἔχω, ἴσχω 1 be strong in body, Soph., Xen., etc. be strong, mighty, powerful, prevail, Aesch., etc.; πλέον, μεῖζον ἰσχ. Eur.; ἰσχ. παρά τινι to have power or influence with one, Thuc.

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