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ὁρμαίνω 1 only in pres., imperf. and aor1 ὥρμηνα ὁρμάω turn over or revolve anxiously in the mind, to debate, ponder, Lat. animo volvere, ὁρμαίνειν τι κατὰ φρένα or ἐνὶ φρεσί Hom.:—so also ὁρμαίνειν τι alone, to ponder over, meditate, πόλεμον, ὁδόν id=Hom.
2.absol., ὣς ὥρμαινε thus he debated with himself, Il.
3.foll. by a relat. clause, . . , . . , to debate whether . . , or . . , Hom.; ὁρμ. ὅπως . . , to debate, ponder how a thing is to be done, Il.
4.c. inf. to long, desire, wish, Theocr.
II.after Hom., set in motion, θυμὸν ὁρμ. to gasp out one's life, Aesch.; to excite, urge, Pind.
2.intr. to be eager, to chafe, fret, Aesch.; part. ὁρμαίνων eagerly, Pind.

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