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ἐπι-νεύω , fut.
A.-νεύσωLuc.Sat.4, “-νεύσομαιAristaenet.2.1:—nod to, in token of command or approval, nod assent, opp. “ἀνανεύω, ἐμῷ δ᾽ ἐπένευσα κάρητιIl.15.75; ἐπ᾽ ὀφρύσι νεῦσεΚρονίων1.528, etc.; “ἐπὶ γλεφάροις νεῦσανPi.I.8(7).49; σὺ . . ἐπένευσας τάδε did'st approve, sanction these acts, E.Or.284, cf. D.18.324; ἐπένευσεν ἀληθὲς εἶναι he nodded in sign that it was true,Aeschin.3.59; σιγῇ δὲ τὰ ψευδῆ . . ἐπινεύουσι they indicate falsehoods without speaking, D.21.139: abs., Antipho 2.2.7; Ἑλληνικὸν . give a Greek nod, Ar.Ach.115: c. acc., grant or promise, “τινά τινιE.Hel.681 (lyr.); τι Id.Ba.1349; “ὑπέρ τινοςPlb.21.5.3: c. dat., “. τῇ δεήσει τινόςPGiss. 1.41 ii 9 (ii A.D.): c. dat. pers., “. τισὶ δεομένοιςSIG888.13 (Macedonia, iii A.D.): c. dat. pers. et inf., permit, “κῴδια . ἡμῖν ἐργάζεσθαιPPetr.2p.108(iii B.C.).
2.. make a sign to another to do a thing, order him to do, c. inf., “ἐπ᾽ ὀφρύσι νεῦσε σιωπῇ . . στορέσαι λέχοςIl.9.620:abs., Od.16.164(tm.), h.Cer.169,466, X.Cyr.5.5.37.
4.. incline towards, “εἴς τιναAr.Eq.657.
5.. roll down an inclined plane, Hero Aut.2.1.
6.. trans., elevate, point upwards, Id.Bel.78.8, 89.14:—Pass., to be inclined downwards, opp. ἐξυπτιάζεσθαι, S.E. P.1.120.
b.. tilt, [κεράμιον] Gp.7.9.
7.. ἐπινενευκὼς σφυγμός, name coined by Archigenes, Gal.8.479.
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    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 5.5.37
    • Homer, Iliad, 15.75
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