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παραιτέομαι 1 2

Dep. beg from another, ask as a favour of him, Lat. exorare, τί τινα Eur., Plat., etc.: to obtain by entreaty, τι Hdt.
2.π. τινα to move by entreaty, obtain leave from, id=Hdt.: to intercede with a person, prevail upon him by supplications, id=Hdt., Eur.
3.c. acc. et inf. to entreat one to do or be so and so, Hdt., Xen., etc.:—also c. gen. pers. et inf. to beg of a person to do a thing, Eur.:—c. inf. only, to obtain leave to do, Hdt. decline, deprecate, χάριν Pind.
3.c. acc. pers. to ask him to excuse one, decline his invitation, Polyb.; absol., NTest.:—Pass., ἔχε με παρῃτημένον have me excused, id=NTest.
4.π. γυναῖκα to divorce her, Luc.
III.c. acc. pers. to intercede for, beg off, esp. from punishment, Hdt.; π. περί τινος Xen.

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