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εἴκω (ϝεικω), imp. εἶκε, part. εἴκων, aor. εῖξα, iter. εἴξασκε: yield, give way, withdraw (from anything, τινός, before one, τινί), be inferior (to one, τινί, in some respect, τὶ, sometimes τινί); εἰσορόων χρόα κα_λόν, ὅπῃ ϝείξειε μάλιστα, where it, i. e. the body of Hector, would best ‘yield’ to a blow, Il. 22.321 ; εἴ πέρ τίς σε βίῃ καὶ κάρτεϊ ϝείκων | οὔ σε τίει, ‘yielding’ to violent impulses, Od. 13.143 ; μηδ᾽ εἴκετε χάρμης | Ἀργείοις, ‘fall not back from battle before the Greeks,’ Il. 4.509 ; ἀνδρῶν δυσμενέων τέ μοι ϝείξειε πόδεσσιν, whoever ‘was inferior’ to me in running, Od. 14.221; aor. 1 trans., εἶξαι ἡνία ἵππῳ, ‘give him free rein,’ Il. 23.337.
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