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ἀκρι_β-ής , ές,
A.exact, accurate, precise, E.El.367, etc.; “σημεῖονTh.1.10; “δίαιταHp.Aph.1.4; τριταῖος returning precisely at its time, Id.Epid.1.24; γαλήνη complete calm, Jul. Or.1.25c.
II. of persons, precise, strict, “δικασταίTh.3.46; “ἐπίσκοποιPl.Lg.762d; “δεινὸς καὶ .Lys.7.12; . τοῖς ὄμμασι sharp- sighted, Theoc.22.194; of arguments, Ar.Nu.130; “. μουσικήE. Supp.906, etc.; τὸ ., = ἀκρίβεια, Hp.VM9; “τὸ πάνυ .Th.6.18: Adv. -βῶς to a nicety, precisely, . εἰδέναι, ἐπίστασθαι, καθορᾶν, μαθεῖν, etc., Hdt.7.32, etc.; “. οἶσθαA.Pr.330; opp. ἁπλῶς, Isoc.5.46; opp. τύπῳ (in outline, roughly), Arist.EN1104a2: Comp. “-έστερονPl.R.436c, Act.Ap.18.26: Sup. “-έσταταPl.R.484c; . καὶ μόλις with greatest difficulty, Plu.Alex.16:—also οὐκ εἰς ἀκριβὲς ἦλθες at the right moment, E.Tr.901.
2. in the strict sense of the word, “ . ἰατρόςPl.R.342d; ὁτῷἀ. λόγῳ ἰατρός ib.341c.
b. pure-bred, genuine, “Κόλ χοςEun.Hist.p.263D.
c. Astron., true, opp. φαινόμενος, Procl. Hyp.4.31.
3. parsimonious, stingy, “. τοὺς τρόπουςMen.235. Adv. “-βῶς, διαιτᾶσθαιAnd.4.32.—Rare exc. in Att., mostly Prose. (The sense points to ἄκρος as the first part of the word, but -ι_βης remains dub.)
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    • Andocides, Against Alcibiades, 32
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.32
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    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 130
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 1.4
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 9
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