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ψαύω 1 akin to ψάω touch, c. gen., Il., etc.; c. dat. instrumenti, id=Il.; χεροῖν ἔψαυσα πηγῆς Aesch.: but ψαύειν τινι to to touch a thing, Pind.: —in Soph. it seems to be used c. acc., κεῖνος ψαύων τὸν θεόν assailing the god, Antig. 961; but id=Soph. Antig. 857, ἔψαυσας μερίμνας, πατρὸς οἶτον thou didst touch on a theme of grief, —my father's fate, — μερίμνας is gen., and οἶτον acc. in apposition. touch as an enemy, lay hands upon, τινός Eur. touch, reach, affect, ἄκρας καρδίας ἔψαυσέ μου id=Eur.:—Mid. also, to reach, gain, Pind.

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