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τολμάω undertake, take heart either to do or bear anything terrible or difficult, Hom., etc.:—absol. to hold out, endure, be patient, submit, id=Hom., attic:—c. acc. rei, to endure, undergo, Theogn., Eur.
II.c. inf. to have the courage, hardihood, effrontery, cruelty, or the grace, patience, to do a thing in spite of any natural feeling, to venture, dare to do, Hom., attic
2.sometimes c. part., ἐτόλμα βαλλόμενος he submitted to be struck, Od.; τόλμα ἐρῶσα Eur.
3.c. acc., τολμᾶν πόλεμον to undertake, venture on it, Od.; τοιαῦτα, πάντα τ. Trag.; also, τ. τὰ βέλτιστα Thuc.: Pass., οἷ᾽ ἐτολμήθη πατήρ such things as my father had dared (or done) against him, Eur.

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