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ἀλαζ-ών [α^λ], όνος, , , (ἄλη) prop.
A.wanderer about country, vagrant, Alc. Com.31.
II. charlatan, quack, esp. of Sophists, Cratin.380, Ar.Nu.102, Pl.Chrm.173c, al.
2. braggart, boaster, X.Cyr.2.2.12, Arist.EN1127a21; title of play by Men.
3. Adj., boastful, pretentious, Hdt.6.12; “. λόγοιPl.R.560c: Comp. “-έστεροςSuid. s.v. εἴρων: Sup., ἡδονὴ ἀλαζονίστατον most shameless, Pl. Phlb.65c. Adv. Sup. “-έστατα, δρω-νAel.NA4.29.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 102
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.12
    • Plato, Republic, 560c
    • Plato, Philebus, 65c
    • Plato, Charmides, 173c
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 2.2.12
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 4.29
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