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ὁρμή 1

I.a violent movement onwards, an assault, attack, onset, Lat. impetus, Il., Hdt., Xen.
2.of things, πυρὸς ὁρμή the rage of fire, Il.; ὑπὸ κύματος ὁρμῆς by the shock of a wave, Od.; ἐς ὁρμὴν ἔγχεος ἐλθεῖν within reach of my spear, Il.
II.the first stir or start in a thing, an effort or attempt to reach a thing, impulse to do it, Hom., Hdt., attic:— μιᾷ ὁρμῇ with one impulse, Lat. uno impetu, Xen.; so, ἀπὸ μιᾶς ὁρμῆς Thuc.:—c. gen. objecti, eager desire of or for a thing, id=Thuc.
2.a start on a march, ἐν ὁρμῇ εἶναι to be on the point of starting, Xen.

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