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ἐπιθυ_μ-έω ,
A.set one's heart upon a thing, long for, covet, desire, c. gen. rei, Hdt.2.66, A.Ag.216, etc.: also c. gen. pers., Lys.3.5, X.An.4.1.14 (later c. acc. pers., [Men.] ap.Clem.Al.Strom.5.119, Tab.Defix. Aud.271.45 (Hadrumetum, iii A.D.)); of political attachments, τῶνἡμετέρων πολεμίωνAnd.4.28; “ὀλιγαρχίαςLys.20.3: c. inf., desire to do, “πλῶσαιHdt.1.24; ἀπικνέεσθαι ib.116; “περισσὰ δρᾶνS.Tr.617, etc.: abs., desire, covet, Th.6.92; “ ἀεὶ-ῶνPl.Prt.313d, etc.; τὸ ἐπιθυμοῦν τοῦ πλοῦ, = ἐπιθυμία, eagerness for it, Th.6.24:—Pass., to be desired, τὰἐπιθυμούμεναPl.Phlb.35d.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 216
    • Andocides, Against Alcibiades, 28
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.24
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.66
    • Lysias, For Polystratus, 3
    • Lysias, Against Simon, 5
    • Plato, Philebus, 35d
    • Plato, Protagoras, 313d
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 617
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.24
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 4.1.14
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.92
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