ge-swiðrian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-swiðrian
p. ode, ade; pp. od, ad To weaken, destroy; imminuere, debilitare, conficere Mægen wæs geswiðrod the might was destroyed, Elen. Kmbl. 1393; El. 698: 1833; El. 918: 2526; El. 1264: Judth. 12; Thw. 25, 18; Jud. 266. Ne mót innan geondscínan sunne for ðǽm sweartum mistum ǽr ðæm hí geswiðrad weorþen the sun cannot shine through from within for the black mists before they are dissipated, Bt. Met. Fox 5, 90; Met. 5, 45. Ðæt helle fýr wæs siððan geswiðrad that hell-fire was afterwards mitigated, Ors. 2, 6; Bos. 50, 20. v. ge-sweðrian.
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