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κρα^δαίνω , (v. κραδάω)
A.swing, “ἀπάνευθε πόνοιο νόου φρενὶ πάντα κραδαίνειXenoph.25; wave, brandish, “ἔγχοςE.HF1003; “λόφουςAr.Ach. 965; “δόρυAnacreont.27 A9; shake, “χθόνα δ᾽ ἐκ πυθμένων . . πνεῦμα κραδαίνοιA.Pr.1047 (anap.):—Pass., αἰχμὴ . . κραδαινομένη κατὰ γαίης quivering [after it fixes itself] in the ground, Il.13.504, cf. Plb.6.25.5, AP6.97 (Antiphil.); [“ἀκόντιον] ὡς μάλιστα -όμενον χρὴ ἐξικέσθαιArr.Tact.39.2, cf.41.2; of a bell, to be set in vibration, de An. 355.23, al.; “σημεῖα -όμεναProcop.Pers.2.10.
2. agitate, τὸ σῶμα, of epilepsy, Praxag.(?) ap.Herod.Med. in Rh.Mus.58.76; of hiccough, Antyll. ap. Orib.8.6.24; κ. πόλιν, of an earthquake, D.H.16.6: metaph., agitate, “τὴν ΠελοπόννησονPlu.Alc.15; “τὴν ἈσίανId.Ant. 37:—Pass., to be agitated, tremble, ὄψις (of fixed stars) . . “κραδαίνεταιArist.Cael.290a22, Thphr.Vert.8: aor. “ἐκραδάνθηνPlu.Alex.74, etc.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 1047
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 965
    • Euripides, Heracles, 1003
    • Homer, Iliad, 13.504
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.25.5
    • Plutarch, Alexander, 74
    • Plutarch, Alcibiades, 15
    • Plutarch, Antonius, 37
    • Arrian, Tactica, 39.2
    • Arrian, Tactica, 41.2
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 16.6
    • Procopius, de Bellis, 2.10
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