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ἐπαιωρέω ,
A.keep hovering over another, στέφανον καρήνῳ, πέτρον καρήνων, Nonn.D.5.132, 4.456; keep floating in,. πτερὸν ἠερι πολλῷEpigr.Gr.312.5 (Smyrna): metaph., “. [εὐτυχίαις] βίονAP7.645 (Crin.).
II. Pass., hover over or on the surface, float upon,ἐπανθισμὸς . χαλκείοιςDsc.5.92, cf. 75; ἐλπίσιν ἐπαιωρούμενοι buoyed up by . ., Luc.Alex.16; ἐπαιωρεῖσθαι πολέμῳ hang over it, conduct it remissly, Plu.Pel.29; in Hp.Art.75, of one who throws his whole weight upon another, during a surgical operation.
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    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.639
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 75
    • Aretaeus, De curatione acutorum morborum libri duo, 1.7
    • Plutarch, Fabius Maximus, 5
    • Plutarch, Pelopidas, 29
    • Lucian, Alexander, 16
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