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ἐπιπνέω , Ep. ἐπι-πνείω (as always in Hom., cf. Call.Del.318, A.R.3.937),
2.. blow furiously upon, “τινίHdt.3.26: metaph., “μαινόμενος δ᾽ ἐπιπνεῖ . . ἌρηςA.Th.343 (lyr.), cf. S.Ant.136 (lyr.).
3.. c.acc., blow over, “θάλασσανHes. Th.872; “ἀγρούςLuc.Charid.1.
4.. c.acc.cogn., blow forth, πυρὸςσέλαςA.R.3.1327.
5.. blow afterwards, Arist.Pr.945b1.
6.. blow against, of one wind against another, Thphr.Vent.53.
II.. metaph.,
1.. excite, inflame against, “Ἀργείοις Σπαρτῶν γέννανE. Ph.794 (lyr.); στρατὸν αἵματι to slaughter, ib.789 (lyr.).
3.. favour, λαμπρᾶς ἐπιπνεούσης τῆς τύχης, metaph. from the wind, Plb.11.19.5: c.acc., of love, A.R.3.937, Nonn.D.3.121: abs., Plu.2.759f.
III.. Pass., to be inspired, “ὑπό τινοςLongin.13.2; “πρὸς αὐτῶν τῶν ΜουσῶνJul.Or.2.78b.
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