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εὐημερ-έω , (εὐήμερος)
A.spend one's days cheerfully, S.El.653; ταῖσι Θήβαις εἰ . . εὐημερεῖ καλῶς τὰ πρὸς σέ though your relations with Thebes are all fair weather, Id.OC616; τὸ εὐημεροῦν τῆς πόλεως the prosperous class, Arist.Pol.1308b24; πόλεις εὐημεροῦσαι ib.1322b38; εὐ. καὶ τροφὴν ἄφθονον ἔχειν thrive, Id.HA573b22; opp. χαλεπῶς ἔχειν, ib.597b10; “εὐ. τοῖς σώμασιId.GA775b16.
2. to be successful in a thing, “τὴν ἐκκλησίαν -ήσας ᾠχόμην φέρωνAeschin.2.63; κάθ᾽ ὑπερβολὴν εὐ. Thphr.Char.21.11; “τῆς Αεαίνης παρὰ τῷ Δημητρίῳ -ούσηςMacho ap.Ath.13.577d; of physicians, to be successful with a remedy, Gal.12.749: c.acc., τοὺς Ἐπιγόνους εὐημερήκει, of a dramatist, Ath.13.584d; of an actor, “εὐ. ἐπὶ τραγῳδίαςSuid. s.v. σαυτὴν ἐπαινεῖς; ἀκρόαμα εὐημεροῦν Plu.2.521f: generally, have good luck, “ἐν ἅπασινPhilem.79.3, cf. Com.Adesp.110.8.
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    • Aeschines, On the Embassy, 63
    • Sophocles, Electra, 653
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 616
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 21.11
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