πλήσσω

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From Proto-Indo-European *pleh₂k-. Cognates include Latin plangō, Old Church Slavonic плакати (plakati), and Dutch vloeken.

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πλήσσω (plḗssō)

  1. to strike, smite
    1. (with accusative) I strike an object into motion
    2. I stamp
    3. I sting
  2. (figuratively, passive) I am stricken, defeated
    1. I am emotionally stricken
    2. (active, of wine) I overpower

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