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καταξαίνω 1 card or comb well: to tear in pieces, rend in shreds, Eur.; καταξαίνειν τινὰ εἰς φοινικίδα to pound him to red rags, Ar.:—Pass., καταξανθείς crushed to atoms, Soph.; πρὶν κατεξάνθαι Eur. wear or waste away, Lat. atterere, Aesch.: Pass., κατεξάνθην πόνοις, δακρύοις Eur.

1 fut. -ξα^νῶ

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