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αὔτως (αὐτός): in the same way, just as it is, merely, in vain; a word admitting great variety of paraphrase, but in signification always answering to some force of αὐτός. γυμνὸν ἐόντα | αὔτως ὥς τε γυναῖκα, all unarmed, ‘exactly’ like a woman, Il. 22.125 ; ἄπυρον λέβητα, λευκὸν ἔτ᾽ αὔτως, still ‘quite’ bright, Il. 23.268 ; ὀκνείω δ᾽ ἵππων ἐπιβαίνεμεν, ἀλλὰ καὶ αὔτως | ἀντίον εἶμ᾽ αὐτῶν, ‘just as I am,’ Il. 5.256 ; δὲ καὶ αὔτως μ᾽ αἰὲν νεικεῖ, even ‘as it is,’ i. e. without special provocation, Il. 1.520 ; ἀλλ᾽ αὔτως ἄχθος ἀρούρης, a ‘mere’ burden to the ground, Od. 20.379 ; αὔτως γάρ ῤ̔ ἐπέεσσ᾽ ἐριδαίνομεν, ‘just as we do,’ i. e. to no purpose, Il. 2.342.
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