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ἀν-έχω , aor. 2 ἀνέσχον (inf. ἀνασχέμεν) and ἀνάσχεθον (inf. ἀνασχεθέειν), mid. fut. ἀνέξομαι (inf. ἀνσχήσεσθαι), aor. ἀνεσχόμην, imp. ἀνάσχεο, ἄνσχεο: I. act., hold up or back (Il. 23.426), as the hands in prayer (χεῖρας ἀνασχών), or in boxing, Od. 18.89; met., εὐδικία_ς ἀνέχῃσι, ‘upholds,’ Od. 19.111; intr., rise (from under water), Od. 5.320; ‘press up through,’ αἰχμή, Il. 17.310.—II. mid., hold up oneself or something belonging to one, keep up; χεῖρας ἀνασχόμενοι γέλῳ ἔκθανον, Od. 18.100, and freq. ἀνασχόμενος, of ‘drawing up’ to strike, Il. 3.362, Od. 14.425; of a wounded man, οὐδέ σ᾽ ὀι?ω | δηρὸν ἔτ᾽ ἀνσχήσεσθαι, Il. 5.285; met., endure, bear, tolerate; abs., τέτλαθι καὶ ἀνάσχεο, Il. 1.586; w. acc., τί or τινά, and w. part. belonging to either subj. or obj., εἰς ἐνιαυτὸν ἐγὼ παρὰ σοί γ᾽ ἀνεχοίμην | ἥμενος, Od. 4.595.
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