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abet
used in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers)

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assist or encourage (usually in some wrongdoing)
  • But fell Achilles, O gods, ye are fain to abet, whose mind is nowise just nor the purpose in his breast to be turned away, but he is cruelly minded as a lion that in great strength and at the bidding of his proud heart goeth forth against men's flocks to make his meal; even thus Achilles hath cast out pity, neither hath he shame, that doth both harm and profit men greatly.
    Book 24 (5% in)

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