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μήκιστος 1 irr. Sup. of μακρός (formed from μῆκος, as αἴσχιστος from αἶσχος),

1.tallest, Hom.
2.greatest, Soph., Eur.
3.longest, in point of Time, Xen.:—neut. μήκιστον as adv., in the highest degree, Hhymn.; also, τί νύ μοι μήκιστα γένηται; what is to become of me in the long run, at last? Od.
4.farthest, ὅτι δύνᾳ μάκιστον as far as possible, Soph.; μήκιστον ἀπελαύνειν to drive as far off as possible, Xen.

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