Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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Strengthened Forms.—The superlative may be strengthened by prefixing ὅτι or ὡς, rarely (also ὅσον or ὅπως in poetry): ὅτι πλεῖστοι as many men as possible, ὅτι τάχιστα as quickly as possible, ᾗ ἄριστον the very best way X. C. 7.5.82 (ὅπως ἄριστα A. Ag. 600). ὅτι or ὥς is always added when a preposition precedes the superlative: ὡς εἰς στενώτατον into as narrow compass as possible X. O. 18.8. ὡς and ὅτι may be used together: ὡς ὅτι βέλτιστον ἐμέ γενέσθαι for me to become as good as may be P. S. 218d.

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a.With ὡς and , rarely with ὅπῃ (not with ὅτι), a form of δύναμαι or οἷός τέ εἰμι, may be employed: διηγήσομαι ὑ_μῖν ὡς ἂν δύνωμαι διὰ βραχυτάτων I will relate to you in the briefest terms I can I. 21.2.

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