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κρεμάννυμι From Root ΚΡΕΜ hang, hang up, Il.; κρεμόω ποτὶ ναόν will bring them to the temple and hang them up there, Il.; κρ. τινά τινος to hang one up by a thing, Ar.; κρεμάσας τὰ νόημα, in allusion to Socrates in his basket, id=Ar.; —κρεμάσαι τὴν ἀσπίδα to hang up one's shield, i. e. have done with war, id=Ar.:—so in Mid., πηδάλιον κρεμάσασθαι to hang up one's rudder, i. e. give up the sea, Hes.
II.Pass. to be hung up, suspended, ὅτε τ᾽ ἐκρέμω(2 imperf.) when thou wert hanging, Il.: to be hung up as a votive offering, Pind., Hdt.; εἴπερ ἐκ ποδῶν κρέμαιτο Ar.:—metaph., μῶμος κρέματαί τινι censure hangs over him, Pind.; ἐκ τοῦ σώματος κρεμάμενος depending on the body, Xen. be hung, of persons, Eur.
3.metaph. to be in suspense, Arist.

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