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ἀλεείνω [ᾰ], Ep., only pres. and impf. (exc. aor. ἀλεεῖναι Man.6.736): (ἀλέα A, ἄλη):—
avoid, shun, mostly c. acc. rei, θυμὸν ὀπίζομαι ἠδ' ἀλεείνω Od.13.148, al.; κῆρ' ἀλεείνοντες Hes.Fr.96.83: abs., ὁ δὲ κερδοσύνῃ ἀλέεινε evaded [my question], Od.4.251: less freq. c. acc. pers., ἀλέεινε δ' ὑφορβόν 16.477, cf. h.Merc.239 codd.: c. inf., κτεῖναι μέν ῥ' ἀλέεινε Il.6.167; ἀλεξέμεναι ἀλέεινε 13.356, cf. Antim.53:—
also in Luc.Dem.Enc.23.

II. intr., shrink, ἄψ τ' ἀλέεινεν A.R.3.650.