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ὑποπτήσσω ,
A.crouch or cower beneath, like hares, birds, etc., πετάλοις ὑποπεπτηῶτες (Ep. pf. part. from shorter stem πτη-, cf. κατα-, προσ-πτήσσω) Il.2.312; “ὑποπτήξας τάφῳE.Hel.1203; “ὑπέπτηχεcowers, Luc.Musc.Enc.4.
II. metaph., crouch before another, bow down to, τινι X.Cyr.1.5.1; also “. τοὺς νέους θεούςA.Pr.960, cf. 29, X.Cyr.1.6.8; “τὸ τῶν Ἀθηναίων ἀξίωμαAeschin.2.105: abs., to be modest or shy, X.Cyr.1.3.8.
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