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vie
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

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Definition
compete for something
  • If you do this, and if the Achaeans obey you, you will find out who, both chiefs and peoples, are brave, and who are cowards; for they will vie against the other.
    Book 2 (41% in)
  • I hold him mightiest of them all; we did not fear even their great champion Achilles, son of a goddess though he be, as we do this man: his rage is beyond all bounds, and there is none can vie with him in prowess" Hector did as his brother bade him.
    Book 6 (19% in)
  • Gladden, then, the hearts of the Achaeans at your ships, and more especially those of your own followers and clansmen, while I, in the great city of King Priam, bring comfort to the Trojans and their women, who vie with one another in their prayers on my behalf.
    Book 7 (62% in)
  • Neleus would not let me arm, and hid my horses, for he said that as yet I could know nothing about war; nevertheless Minerva so ordered the fight that, all on foot as I was, I fought among our mounted forces and vied with the foremost of them.
    Book 11 (85% in)
  • There was then none that could vie with me neither of the Epeans nor the Pylians themselves nor the Aetolians.
    Book 23 (70% in)

There are no more uses of "vie" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Butler).

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