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[426] τοὐμὸν στόμα i.e., it is Apollo who speaks by my mouth, which is not, as thou deemest, the ὑπόβλητον στόμαSoph. OC 794) of Creon.

προπηλάκιζε acc. to Aristot. Top. 6.6προπηλακισμός” was defined as ὕβρις μετὰ χλευασίας, insult expressed by scoffing: so in Aristot. Nic. Eth. 5.2.13κακηγορία, προπηλακισμός”= libellous language, gross abuse: and in Aristoph. Thes. 386προπηλακιζομένας” is explained by πολλὰ καὶ παντοῖ᾽ ἀκουούσας κακά. Dem. 21.72 has ἀήθεις ... τοῦ προπηλακίζεσθαι as = “unused to gross contumely” (generally, but with immediate ref. to a blow).

ἐκτριβήσεται rooted out. Eur. Hipp. 683Ζεύς σε γεννήτωρ ἐμὸς πρόρριζον ἐκτρίψειεν.

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