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ἄδολος , ον,
A.guileless, honest, “σοφίαPi.O.7.53; in Att.esp. of treaties, “. εἰράναAr.Lys.169; “σπονδαὶ . καὶ ἀβλαβεῖςTh.5.18. Adv., freq. in the phrase ἀδόλως καὶ δικαίως without fraud or covin, Th.5.23, cf. IG1.42e; “ἁπλόως καὶ .GDI5024 (Gort.): generally, “πλουτεῖν ἀδόλωςScol.8; ἀδολώτερον λέγεσθαι, opp. πιστότερον, Antipho 3.3.4:— also, genuinely, truly, “τεθνάκην . θέλωSapph.Supp.23.1, cf. Theoc. 29.32.
II. unadulterated, genuine, “χρίματος ἀδόλοισι παρηγορίαιςA.Ag.95; “στύραξDsc.1.66; χρυσός Eupolem. ap. Alex.Polyh.18; “ἀργύριονPoll.3.86; σῖτος, πυρός, PHib.1.85, PGrenf.1.18; . ἀπὸ παντός ib.2.29.14: metaph., αὔραις ἀδόλοις pure, E.Supp.1029 (lyr.); “τὸ λογικὸν . γάλα1 Ep.Pet.2.2.
2. unpretentious, Plu. Pel.3.
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    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 95
    • Antiphon, Second Tetralogy, 3.4
    • Euripides, Suppliants, 1029
    • New Testament, 1 Peter, 2.2
    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.18
    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.23
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 169
    • Plutarch, Pelopidas, 3
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