a-wácian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
a-wácian
-wácigan ; p. ode; pp. od ; v. intrans. To grow weak or effeminate, to languish, decline, fail, fall away, relax, to be indolent; infirmari, deficere, recedere Awácode mid langre ealdunge weakened with old age, Gr. Dial. 2, 15. Awáciaþ on ðære costnunge tíman in tempore tentationis recedunt, Lk. Bos. 8, 13. Ðæt ne awácodon wereda Drihtne that they might not fall away from the Lord of hosts, Cd. 183; Th. 229, 20; Dan. 220. Gif he ná ne awácaþ if he never relax, L. Pen. 12; Th. ii. 280, 29. v. ge-wácian, on-.
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