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κρατύνω 1 κράτος strengthen, Hdt., Thuc.:—Mid., ἐκαρτύναντο φάλαγγας they strengthened their ranks, Il., so in Thuc.:—Pass. to wax strong, Hdt. harden, τοὺς πόδας Xen.
II.= κρατέω, to rule, govern, c. gen., Soph., Eur.; also c. acc., Aesch.; absol., id=Aesch., Soph., etc. become master, get possession of, c. gen., Soph.:— c. acc., βασιληίδα τιμὰν κρ. to hold, exercise, Eur.
III.καρτύνειν βέλεα to ply or throw them stoutly, Pind.

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