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ἀξί-ωσις , gen. εως, Ion. ιος, ,
A.thinking worthy, τῆς ἀξιώσιος εἵνεκα τῆς ἐμεῦ γῆμαι for your deeming it fit to marry from my family, Hdt.6.130.
2. being thought worthy, one's reputation, character,διὰ τὴν προϋπάρχουσαν .Th.1.138, cf. 6.54; “τὴν . μὴ ἀφανίζεινId.2.61; excellence,τῶν ποιημάτωνD.H.Comp.4.
4. dignity of style, D.H.Comp. 18.
II. demand, claim, on grounds of merit (opp. χρεία, on grounds of necessity), Th.1.37; . χάριτος ib.41, cf. Plb.1.67.10, PRyl.120.17 (ii A. D.), etc.; generally, request,ἐχθροῦ δεηθέντος μὴ ἀποστραφῇς τὴν .Epicur.Fr.215.
b. petition,. ἔγγραφοςPlu. Demetr.42; = libellus, D.C.60.30.
III. opinion, principle, maxim,τὴν . ταύτην εἰλήφεσαν . .Th.2.88, cf. Aeschin.3.220.
IV. . τῶν ὀνομάτων ἐς τὰ ἔργα the established meaning of words, Th.3.82.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 220
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.130
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.138
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.61
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.88
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.82
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.54
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.67.10
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.37
    • Plutarch, Demetrius, 42
    • Arrian, Tactica, 12.4
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 6.71
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 18
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 4
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