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ἰσχν-αίνω , fut. -α^νῶ συν-) E.IA694 codd.: aor.
2. reduce a swelling, Hp.Liqu.6, Aph.5.25: metaph., σφυδῶντα θυμὸν . to bring down a proud stomach, A.Pr. 382; “τὸ δεινὸν καὶ διαφθαρὲν φρενῶν ἴσχναινεE.Or.298; τὴν τέχνην οἰδοῦσαν ἴσχνανα I reduced the swollen art (Tragedy), Ar.Ra.941.— In the metaph. sense, ἰσχαίνω is a constant v.l. (as in the compds. κατισχναίνω, συνισχναίνω); cf. ἰσχάνω fin.
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