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ἐλελίζω , aor. ἐλέλιξε, mid. aor. part. ἐλελιξάμενος, pass. plup. ἐλέλικτο, aor. ἐλελίχθη, 3 pl. ἐλέλιχθεν: set quivering or quaking, whirl round and round, mid. intrans.; μέγαν δ᾽ ἐλέλιξεν Ὄλυμπον, ‘made Olympus tremble,’ Il. 1.530, Il. 8.199 ; ἐλελίχθη γυῖα, ‘quaked,’ Il. 22.448; of a spear brandished in the hand, σειόμενον ἐλέλικτο, Il. 13.558; of a serpent ‘coiled,’ Il. 11.39; Odysseus' ship is made to ‘spin’ by the lightning, his raft by a great wave, Od. 12.416, Od. 5.314; esp. of facing about and ‘rallying’ in the fray, οἳ δ᾽ ἐλελίχθησαν καὶ ἐναντίοι ἔσταν Ἀχαιῶν, Ζ 106, Il. 17.278.
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