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τέγγω wet, moisten, Pind., etc.; of tears, Trag.:—Pass. τέγγομαι, I weep, Aesch.; τ. βλέφαρα Eur.
2.c. acc. cogn., τ. δάκρυα to shed tears, Pind.; τέγγει δακρύων ἄχναν Soph.:—Pass., ὄμβρος ἐτέγγετο a shower fell, id=Pind. soften (properly, by soaking or bathing), Pind.:—metaph. in Pass., τέγγει γὰρ οὐδέν thou art no whit softened, Aesch.; οὔτε λόγοις ἐτέγγεθ᾽ ἥδε Eur. dye, stain, Lat. tingere; metaph., like Lat. imbuere, Pind.

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