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ἰσχυ_ρ-ίζομαι , fut.
A.-ι^οῦμαιLys.6.35, Isoc.17.24: aor. “ἰσχυ_ρι^σάμηνTh.5.26, Pl.Grg.489c:—make oneself strong, be strong, ἰσχυριζόμενος ὑφ᾽ ἵππων σίδηρος gaining force from the impetus of the horses, X.Cyr.6.4.18.
II. use one's strength, τῷ σώματι Pl.l.c.; esp. in overcoming resistance, “πρὸς τὸ πολὺ ἧττονArist.Pr.951a13; “εἰς τοὺς ἀσθενεῖςId.EN1124b23; contend stoutly, “ὑπὲρ ἄθλωνAel.NA 15.15; persist or continue obstinately in doing . . , c. part., Th.7.49: abs., ibid.; esp. by word of mouth, maintain stiffly, obstinately, c. acc. et inf., Id.3.44, Is.11.1; “ταῦταPl.Grg.495b; “ὅτι . . , ὡς . . Th. 4.23,6.55, Pl.Tht.172b; “περί τινοςId.Sph.249c.
2. put firm trust in a thing, rely on it, “τῷ ξυνῷ πάντωνHeraclit.114; “λόγῳLys.6.35; “διαθήκαιςIs.1.3; “τῷ νόμῳHyp.Eux.4, D.33.27; “παρασκευῇId.44.3, cf. Isoc.17.24; feel confidence, Antipho 5.76.
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    • Antiphon, On the murder of Herodes, 76
    • Demosthenes, Against Apatourius, 27
    • Demosthenes, Against Leochares, 3
    • Hyperides, Against Athenogenes, 4
    • Isaeus, Cleonymus, 3
    • Isocrates, Trapeziticus, 24
    • Lysias, Against Andocides, 35
    • Plato, Sophist, 249c
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 172b
    • Plato, Gorgias, 489c
    • Plato, Gorgias, 495b
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.23
    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.26
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.55
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.44
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.49
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 6.4.18
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 15.15
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