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ἐπανα-τείνω , poet. ἐπαντ- , Orph.A.61,332:—
A.stretch out and hold up, τὸν τράχηλον, f.l. for ὑπερανα-, X.An.7.4.9; . τὰς χεῖρας, as in prayer, D.S.32.6, cf.; . ἐλπίδας τινί hold out hopes, X.Cyr.2.1.23 (Pass.).
II. freq. in Med., “ἐπανατείνεσθαι σίδηρόν τινιbrandish threatingly, PHal.1.186 (iii B.C.); “βάκτρον τινίLuc.Cat. 13, cf. Jul.Or.6.196b; “. φόβους τινίPlb.2.44.3: c. inf., . τι πράξειν threaten to do, Id.15.29.14:—Pass., POxy.1408.17 (iii A.D.).
2. speak with prolixity, D.H.Rh.8.14.
3. set oneself up, rebel, Philostr. VA7.14.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 7.4.9
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 2.1.23
    • Polybius, Histories, 15.29.14
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.44.3
    • Lucian, Cataplus, 13
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 7.14
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