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τρέχω δραμοῦμαι and ἔδραμον from Root ΔΡΕΜ or ΔΡΑΜ run, Lat. curro, Hom., etc.:—of horses, Il.:—of things, to run, move quickly, Hom., etc.
II.c. acc. loci, to run over, Eur., Xen.
III.c. acc. cogn., τρ. δρόμον, ἀγῶνα to run a course, a heat, Eur., etc.: often metaph., ἀγῶνα δρ. to run a risk, id=Eur.; πολλοὺς ἀγῶνας δραμεῖν περὶ σφέων αὐτέων to run many risks for their lives, Hdt.:—sometimes the acc. is omitted, τρ. περὶ ἑωυτοῦ to run the risk of his life, id=Eur.; τρ. περὶ τῆς νίκης Xen.
2.παρ᾽ ἓν πάλαισμα ἔδραμε νικᾶν he was within one bout of carrying off the victory, Hdt.

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