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ἐπικυ_δ-ής , ές, only in Comp. -έστερος (unless the Posit. is to be restored in Sapph.Supp.8.11),
A.glorious, distinguished, X.HG5.1.36; brilliant, successful, -έστερα τὰπράγματα ἐποίησενIsoc.4.139; “-έστεραι ἐλπίδεςPlb.16.4.3; and of persons, -έστερος ταῖς ἐλπίσι more sanguine, Id.5.69.11, cf. Ph.1.252, al., Onos.23.2. Adv. Comp. “-εστέρως, ἀγωνίζεσθαιPlb.5.23.2.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Isocrates, Panegyricus, 139
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 5.1.36
    • Polybius, Histories, 16.4.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.23.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.69.11
    • Onasander, Strategicus, 23.2
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