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ἐξόμνυ_μι and ἐξομμα^τ-ύω , fut. ἐξομοῦμαι: aor. ἐξώμοσα:—
II. mostly, swear in the negative,ἐξομῇ τὸ μὴ εἰδέναι;S.Ant.535; “μαρτυρεῖν ἐξομνύεινD.29.20:— mostly in Med., aor. ἐξωμοσάμην, deny or disown upon oath, swear formally that one does not know a thing, abjure,τὰς διαβολάςId.57.36; “ μὲν οἶδεν ἐξόμνυσθαιIs.9.19: abs., ib.18, Pl.Lg.949a, etc.; “οὐκ ἂν ἐξομόσαιτο μὴ οὐκ εἰδέναιD.57.59, cf. PHal.1.230 (iii B. C.); forswear, renounce,συγγένειαν ἐξόμνυσθαιLXX 4 Ma.4.26, 10.3.
2. decline or refuse an office by an oath that one has not means or health to perform it, “ἐξομόσασθαι τὴν πρεσβείανAeschin.2.94, cf. D.19.124; [τὴν ἀρχήν] Arist.Pol.1297a20, Plu.Marc.6, 12, cf. Thphr.Char.24.5.
III. later, simply, swear, make affidavit, PFlor.32A12 (iii A. D.).
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