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φερέγγυ^ος , ον, (ἐγγύη) surety:—hence, generally, to be depended upon, trusty, φρούρημα, προστάται, σθένος, A.Th.449,797, Eu.87: c. inf., capable, sufficient,οὐ φ. εἰμι δύναμιν παρασχεῖν τοσαύτηνHdt.5.30; “λιμὴν φ. διασῶσαι τὰς νέαςId.7.49, cf. A.Th.396,470: c. gen. rei, warrant for a thing, able to answer for,τί . . κελεύεις, ὧν ἐγὼ φ.;S.El.942; trusty in face of danger, “πρὸς τὰ δεινὰ φερεγγυώτατοςTh.8.68.—Cf. ἐχέγγυος.
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