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τιμωρός 1 τιμή, ἀείρω

upholding honour; and so,
I.helping, aiding, succouring, and as Subst. a helper, aider, Hdt., Thuc.; τὸν ἐμὸν τιμάορον my tutelary god, Aesch.
II.assisting one who has suffered wrong, avenging, and as Subst. an avenger, id=Aesch., Soph., etc.; c. gen. rei, helping one to vengeance for a thing, Soph.:— λόγος τ. a plea or argument for vengeance, Hdt.

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