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χειμ-αίνω , aor. 1 ἐχείμηνα (v. infr.), by a storm:—Pass., to be driven by a storm, be tempest-tossed, Hdt.8.118: metaph., “φόβῳ κεχείμανται φρένεςPi.P.9.32.
2. metaph., disturb as by a storm, χειμαίνει χειμαζόμενος he who is himself in distress brings others into a like state, Arist.Po.1455a31; “χειμαίνει δ᾽ βαρὺς πνεύσας ΠόθοςAP12.157 (Mel.).
II. intr., to be stormy, θάλασσα . . ἄγρια χειμήνασα ib.7.652 (Leon.)
2. impers., “χειμαίνοντοςwhen it is winter, Theoc.9.20.
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