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βλαίσ-ωσις, εως, ἡ

= βλαισότης, (βλαισ-ότης, ητος, ἡ, crookedness, curvature) mctaph., retorting of a dilemma on its proposer

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δᾴδουχ-ος, ὁ

(ἔχω) torch-bearer

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βρᾰχῠ-κωλος, ον

with short strings, of slings; consisting of short clauses

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βωμολοχ-ία, ἡ

mendicancy

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ἐπιδιήγ-ησις, εως, ἡ

after- or repeated narration

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τροχ-ερός, ά, όν

(τροχός) running, tripping

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ὑδρ-ία, ἡ

(ὕδωρ) water-pot, pitcher

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ὑποθήκ-η, ἡ

(ὑποτίθημι) suggestion, counsel, warning

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ὑποκορ-ισμός, ὁ

blandishments, use of endearing names; use of diminutives

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διήγ-ησις, εως, ἡ

narration, narrative; in a speech, statement of the case

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δικο-λογία, ἡ

pleading

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ἀντί-κρουσις, εως, ἡ

abrupt close, in a rhetorical period; hindrance, check: κρούω - strike one against another, strike together, κ. χεῖρας clap the hands

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βαστάζω

lift up

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βᾰσίλ-ειᾰ, ἡ

queen; kingdom

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γνωμο-τύπος, ον

(τύπτω) maxim-coining, sententious

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γνωμο-τῠπέω

coin maxims

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γνώμ-η, ἡ

means of knowing: hence, mark, token; γνῶμαι,αἱ, practical maxims

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ἀσύν-δετος, ον

unconnected, loose; of language, without conjunctions

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ἄγραφ-ος, ον

unwritten

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ἀγχί-νοια, ἡ

(νοέω) ready wit, sagacity, shrewdness

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αἰκ-ία, ἡ

insulting treatment, outrage

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αἴνιγμα, ατος, τό

dark saying, riddle

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αἰνίκ-ττομαι

to speak in dark riddles

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ἀποπλαν-ησις, εως, ἡ

digression; wandering

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ἀπό-φθεγμα, ατος, τό

terse pointed saying, apophthegm, of Theramenes

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ἀντιπαρα-βολή, ἡ

reply by comparison or contrast

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ἀντίστροφ-ος, ον

turned so as to face one another: hence, correlative, co-ordinate, counterpart; in Logic, converse

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ἀκρο-ατής, οῦ, ὁ

hearer, of persons who come to hear a public speaker; disciple, pupil; reader

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ἐκκλησι-αστής, οῦ, ὁ

member of the ἐκκλησία

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Ἑλλην-ίζω

impf. ἑλλήνιζον without augm.: speak Greek; trans., make Greek, Hellenize

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ἐπίθετ-ος, ον

additional; Subst. ἐπίθετον, τό, epithet

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ἰαμβεῖος, ον

(ἴαμβος) iambic, μέτρον

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εὐτρᾰπελ-ία, ἡ

ready wit, liveliness

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σολοικ-ίζω

speak or write incorrectly, commit a solecism

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τόν-ος, ὁ

(τείνω) that by which a thing is stretched, or that which can itself be stretched, cord, brace, band, οἱ τ. τῶν κλινέων the cords of beds or chairs

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ἀστεῖος, α, ον, also ος, ον

(ἄστυ):—of the town (but in the literal sense ἀστικός is used); of persons, οἱ ἀ. the wits, Pl.R.452d; τὰ ἀ. witty sayings, witticisms, Arist.Rh.1411b21

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ἀστρᾰγάλ-ισις, εως, ἡ

playing with ἀστράγαλοι; ἀστρᾰγαλ-ιστικός, ή, όν, of the dice

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ἐνθύμ-ημα, ατος, τό

thought, piece of reasoning, argument; in Aristotle's Logic, enthymeme, rhetorical syllogism drawn from probable premises (ἐξ εἰκότων ἢ σημείων), opp. ἀποδεικτικὸς συλλογισμός

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ἔχθρ-α, ἡ

hatred, enmity

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ἐχῖνος, ὁ

hedgehog: ἐχινώδης, ες, prickly, like a hedgehog; rugged