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ἐπιζητ-έω , after, wish for, miss, “τινάHdt.3.36, Plu.Sull.19; “οὐδὲν ἄλλο χρῆμα οὕτω ἐν βραχέϊ ἐπεζήτησα ὡς . . Hdt.5.24; μηδὲν ἐπιζητείτω let her lack nothing, PTeb.416.20 (iii A.D.); . τὸν ἄν θρωπονmake further search for . . , D.18.133; τῆς αἰτίας αἰτίαν ἐπι ζητούσηςrequiring, Plb.1.5.3, cf. Ph.1.18: abs., οἱ ἐπιζητοῦντες the beaters (for game), X.Cyr.2.4.25:—Pass., τὰ ἐπιζητούμενα περὶ τὴνεὐδαιμονίανArist.EN1098b22, cf. 1172b35, Diog.Oen.23; οἱ -ούμενοι criminals `wanted', POxy.80.15 (iii A.D.).
b.. request, πρός τιναςὁμολογίανAnatolian Studies 38, cf. PMasp.156.16 (vi A.D.).
2.. seek for besides, “μηδ᾽ ἕτερ᾽ ἐπιζήτει καλάAntiph.44.5; inquire further, “περὶ . . Sor.1.2, cf. Gal. 16.490.
3.. Pass., ἐπιζητεῖται is matter of question, “. πότερον . . Arist.EN1169b13, cf. Phld.D.1.22, Rh.1.194S., al.
4.. demand, require, PLille7.6 (iii B.C.):—Pass., POxy. 1194.2 (iii A.D.).
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    • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1172b.35
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 133
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.36
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.24
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 2.4.25
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.5.3
    • Plutarch, Sulla, 19
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