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διψ-άω , late Ep. διψ-ώω Tryph.548, AP11.57 (Agath.): Ion. διψ-έω Archil.68; part.
A.διψεῦσαAP6.21; contr. 3sg. “διψῇPi.N.3.6, Pl.Phlb.35b; inf. “διψῆνHdt.2.24, S.Fr.735, Ar.Nu.441, etc.: impf. 3sg. “ἐδίψηHp. Epid.3.1.β́,γ́ διψᾷς, -, -ᾶν only in later writers, APl.4.137 (Phil.), Pl.Ax.366a, LXXIs.29.8, Gal.5.837): fut. “-ήσωX.Mem.2.1.17: aor. “ἐδίψησαPl.R.562c: pf. “δεδίψηκαHp.Cord.2, Plu.Pomp.73:—Med. (v. infr.):—thirst, στεῦτο δὲ διψάων [α_] Od.11.584, etc.; of the ground, to be thirsty, parched, Hdt.2.24; “δ. ὑπὸ καύματοςAlc.39.2; of trees, Thphr.CP3.22.5:—Med., “διψώμεθαHermipp.25.
2. metaph., δ. τινός thirst after a thing, Pi.N.3.6; “ἐλευθερίαςPl.R.562c: later c. acc., “δ. ΧῖονTeles p.8 H.; “φόνονAPl.4.137 (Phil.); “δικαιοσύνηνEv.Matt. 5.6; “αἷμαJ.BJ1.32.2; also “δ. πρὸς τὸν θεόνLXXPs.41(42).2: c. dat., ὕδατι ib.Ex.17.3: c. inf., “διψῶ χαρίζεσθαι ὑμῖνX.Cyr.5.1.1; “ἀκρατῶς ἐδίψη οἴνου πίνεινAel.VH2.41, etc.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.24
    • Homer, Odyssey, 11.584
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 1.32.2
    • New Testament, Matthew, 5.6
    • Old Testament, Exodus, 17.3
    • Plato, Republic, 562c
    • Plato, Philebus, 35b
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 5.1.1
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 2.1.17
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 735
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 441
    • Hippocrates, De morbis popularibus, 3.1
    • Old Testament, Isaiah, 29.8
    • Plutarch, Pompey, 73
    • Aelian, Varia Historia, 2.41
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