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λακτίζω λάξ kick with the heel or foot, kick at, spurn, Od.; φλὸξ αἰθέρα λακτίζοισα flames lashing heaven, Pind.; κραδία φόβωι φρένα λακτίζει my heart "knocks at my ribs" for fear, Aesch.; τὸν πεσόντα λακτίσαι to trample on the fallen, id=Aesch.; τὴν θύραν λ. to kick at the door, Ar.:—Pass., ὑπὸ ἵππου λακτισθείς Xen.
2.absol. to kick, struggle, of one dying, Od.: proverb., λ. πρὸς κέντρα to kick against the pricks, Pind., Aesch., etc.

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