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κλι?νω , aor. ἔκλι_να, κλῖναν, pass. aor. (κλίνθη, ἐκλίθη, perf. 3 pl. κεκλίαται, κεκλιμένος, plup. κέκλιτο, mid. aor. part. κλι_νάμενος: I. act., make to slope or incline, lean one thing against another, τινί τι, or πρός τι, Λ 593, Od. 22.121; of turning away the eyes, Il. 3.427; turning the tide of battle (μάχην, inclinare pugnam), Il. 14.510, and esp. put to flight, Il. 5.37, Od. 9.59.—II. pass., bend oneself, sink or lie down; ἐκλίνθη καὶ ἀλεύατο̣̣ρα, ἑτέρωσ᾽ ἐκλίνθη κάρη, κλίνθη κεκμηώς, Il. 3.360, Ν 543, Il. 23.232; be supported, lean against, τινί, Λ 371, Od. 6.307, mid., Od. 17.340.
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