swíðrian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
swíðrian
p. ode. I. to become or be stronger, to prevail Ðæt wæter swíðrode swíðe ofer ða eorðan aquae praevaluerunt nimis super terram, Gen. 7, 19. Se hunger þearle swíðrode praevaluerat fames in terra, 12, 10. Hé swýðrode on ídelnysse his praevaluit in vanitate ejus, Ps. Lamb. 51, 9. Saulus micclum swýðrode Saul increased the more in strength (A. V. Acts 9, 22), Homl. Th. i. 388, 3. Hyra stefna swíðredon invallescebant voces eorum, Lk. Skt. 23, 23. II. to avail Seó hálwende onsægedness[e] tó écre álýsnesse swíþrade and fromade sacrificium salutare ad redemptionem valeret, Bd. 4, 22; S. 592, 28. Swíþrian valere, swíþrigende valens, Hymn. Surt. 70, 3, 5. v. ofer-swíðrian.
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