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deserving blame

culpable

2

rudely brief in speech or maner (o apotomos)

curt

3

to suspend

curtail, shorten

4

one who owes (pou xrwsta)

debtor

5

weaken by illness or by age

decrepit

6

afierwsi - to honor someone by placing his name at the beginning of a literary work

dedicate

7

to tear down completely (katedafisi)

demolish

8

to depress a surface by pressure or a blow (poulwma xaxa)

dent

9

describe

depict

10

to express disapproval (apodokimasia)

deprecate

11

take away

deprive

12

make fun of

deride, jeer

13

throw out

discard

14

to recognize

discern (diakrinw) , perceive (antilamvanome)

15

to spread (dianemw i diaspeirw)

disseminate, distribute

16

to entertain, to amuse (diaskedazw)

divert

17

to make known

reveal, divulge (apokaliptw)

18

to make very wet

drench

19

a long period of dry weather

drought

20

very sleepy

drowsy

21

doubtful

dubious

22

a prison, a dark cell

dungeon

23

diarkis - isxiros

durable, sturdy, lasting

24

para3enos, ekkentrikos, perittos

strange, eccentric, odd

25

graceful language (evglwttia, pistikotita)

eloquence, persuasive

26

tending to escape notice (apiastos)

elusive

27

give off (ekpempw)

emit

28

learned

erudite

29

accompany (sinodia)

escort

30

a favorable opinion, respect

esteem

31

high praise (egkomio)

laudation, eulogy

32

very happy, full of joy

exultant

33

easy

facile

34

anaptissw - to develop gradually (stadiaka)

evolve

35

detailed, meticulous (leptomeris)

exacting

36

to make angry and impatient

exasperate

37

very clear, definite (safis)

explicit

38

to use for selfish advantage or profit

exploit

39

to explain in detail

expound

40

without preparation

impromptu (aftosxedio), extempore (proxeiro)

41

extensive (ektetamena)

far-reaching

42

no longer active, having died out

extinct

43

to praise highly

extol

44

to move hesitatingly (distaktika)

falter, unsteadily

45

starvation

famine

46

an act requiring great strength or courage

feat

47

lacking strength or power (adinamos)

feeble

48

to cross a river or a narrow body of water

ferry

49

bitter hostility (exthrotita)

feud

50

to praise too much (kolakevw)

fletter

51

to escape swiftly

flee (fled, fled)

52

to shine unsteadily (astatheis)

flicker

53

weak, lacking solidarity (adinamos)

flismy

54

poulerika

fowl

55

a fault, a deception (e3apatisi)

fraud

56

to worry

fret

57

very cold

frigid

58

secret

furtive

59

useless

futile

60

endimasia

clothing, gard