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ἐξορμάω ,
A.send forth, send to war, A.Pers.46, E.IT1437; πάλιν . bring quickly back, Id.IA151 codd. (anap.); . τὴν ναῦν start the ship, set it agoing, Th.7.14; “κοῦφον . πόδαAr.Th.659:—Pass., set out, start, Hdt.9.51, etc.; “πρὸς ἔργονE.Or.1240; “ἐπ᾽ ἔργονMen.Epit.162; of arrows, dart from the bow, “γλυφίδες τόξων ἐξορμώμεναιE.Or.274, cf. A.Eu.182; move rapidly, rush, S.OC30; “τὸ κεῖσε δεῦρό τ᾽ .Id.Tr.929.
2. excite to action, urge on, E.Rh.788, Th.6.6,88; “. τινὰ ἐπὶ τὴν ἀρετήνX.An.3.1.24.
II. intr., like Pass., set out, start, esp. in haste, μή σε λάθῃσιν κεῖσ᾽ ἐξορμήσασα (sc. νηῦς) Od.12.221; “δεῦρο ἐξωρμῶμεν πεζῇX.An.5.7.17: c. gen., set out from,χθονόςE.Tr.1131, etc.: metaph., break out, ἤνθηκεν, ἐξώρμηκεν [ἡ νόσος] S. Tr.1089.
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