A.make a desperate venture, try a forlorn hope, πρός τινα against another, Th.7.81; “οὐ τῶν εὐτυχούντων ἦν τὸ ἀ.” Arist.Fr.159; ἀ. ἔν τινι to make trial in his case, upon him, X.Mem. 4.2.5, Aeschin.2.104; “ἀ. πάσαις ταῖς δυνάμεσι” D.H.3.52; “ἀ. περὶ τῶν ὅλων” Plu.Alex.17: c. acc. cogn., ἀ. τοῦτο to make this venture, Lys. 4.17: c. inf., ἀποκινδυνεύετον . . σοφόν τι λέγειν Ar Ra.1108:—Pass., “ἡμῖν . . ἀποκεκινδυνεύσεται τὰ χρήματα” will be put to the uttermost hazard, Th.3.39.
II. shrink from the dangers of another, abandon him in danger, “τινός” Philostr.V A7.15.