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αἰνός : dread, dreadful, dire; either with full force and seriousness of meaning, or colloquially and hyperbolically; αἰνότατε Κρονίδη, ‘horrid,’ Il. 1.552 (cf. Il. 8.423), αἰνῶς ἔοικας κείνῳ, ‘terribly’ like him, Od. 1.208.—Adv., αἰνότατον, αἰνά, αἰνῶς. τί νύ σ᾽ ἔτρεφον αἰνὰ τεκοῦσα (since I bore thee ‘to sorrow’), Il. 1.414, cf. 418, αἰνῶς κακὰ εἵματα (‘shocking’ bad clothes), Od. 17.24.
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