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ἀκονάω , (ἀκόνη)
A.sharpen, “μαχαίραςAr.Fr.684; “λόγχηνX.Cyr.6.2.33:—Med., “ἀκονᾶσθαι μαχαίραςId.HG7.5.20:—Pass., Arist.Pr.886b10, Phld.Sign.34.
2. metaph., spur, goad on, D.25.46; provoke, “γλῶσσαν ἠκονημένοςTrag.Adesp.423, cf. X.Oec.21.3, Ph.1.469, al., Chor. in Jahrb.9.184; “θυμὸν ἐπ᾽ ἐλπίδι τινὸς .Demad.17:—Pass., Ph.2.178, al.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristogiton 1, 46
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 6.2.33
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 7.5.20
    • Xenophon, Economics, 21.3
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