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ἐπίσχω , redupl. pres. of ἐπέχω,
II. restrain, keep in check,ἔπισχε μένοςHes.Sc.446; τόδε γε [τὸ δέος] “οὐδὲν ἐπίσχειTh.3.45, cf. Pl.Lg.932e, Phlb.45d; “τὸ ἐπίσχονobstruction, Arist.Cael. 311a9: c. gen., “ἐπίσχετε θυμὸν ἐνιπῆς καὶ χειρῶνOd.20.266 ; “τινὰ τοῦ θράσουςPl.Hp.Ma.298a:—Med., “ἐπισχόμεναι ἑανῶν πτύχαςgirding up, h.Cer.176 ; “ἐπίσχετ᾽ ὀργῇ χεῖραςEuphro 8.3 (dub.):—Pass., to be stopped,ἐπίσχεται τὸ τῆς κοιλίαςThphr.Sud.20.
III. intr., leave off, stop, wait,ἔπισχεhold! E.El.758.
2. c. gen., cease from,τοῦ γράφεινPl.Phdr.257c, cf. Prm.152b.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Euripides, Electra, 758
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 350
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 446
    • Homer, Iliad, 17.465
    • Homer, Odyssey, 20.266
    • Plato, Laws, 932e
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 257c
    • Plato, Philebus, 45d
    • Plato, Parmenides, 152b
    • Plato, Greater Hippias, 298a
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.45
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