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ἐκνι_κ-άω ,
A.achieve by force, χρυσὸς -νικᾷ τάδεE.Ion629 ; carry one's point that.., c. acc. et inf., Plu.Ant.63.
II. intr., win a complete victory, Plb.15.3.6.
2. metaph., gain the upper hand, come into vogue, prevail, ἅπασι among all, Th. 1.3 ; ἐπὶ τὸ μυθῶδες ἐκνενικηκέναι to have won its way to the fabulous, ib.21 ; “κακὸν εἰς τοὐμφανὲς ἐξενίκησεLuc.Abd.6 ; “εἰς παροιμίανSuid. s.v. Μάρας; εἰς δύναμιν Ph.1.420.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Euripides, Ion, 629
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 15.3.6
    • Plutarch, Antonius, 63
    • Lucian, Abdicatus, 6
    • Aelian, Varia Historia, 10.1
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