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ἀναρρήγνυ_μι ( ἀνα-ύω App.BC4.115),
3. tear open a carcase, of lions, Il.18.582; of hounds, X.Cyn. 7.9; of Ajax, δίχα ἀνερρήγνυ was cleaving them asunder, S.Aj. 236.
II. make to break forth,λόγονPi.Fr.180; “ἔπηAr.Eq.626; “νεῖκοςTheoc.22.172; πόλιν make it break out, excite greatly, Plu. Flam. 10, Mar.35:—Pass., with pf. ἀνέρρωγα, burst forth, break, of sores, Hp.Fract.11; of floods, Arist.Mete.368a26; of volcanoes, Id.Mir. 846a9: metaph., of words, “ἀνέρρωγεν τὸ φώνημαPherecr.10 D.; of persons, ἀναρρήγνυσθαι πρὸς ὀργήν, εἰς ἅπαν τόλμης, Plu.Brut.18, Cic. 19.
III. intr., break or burst forth,δέδοιχ᾽ ὅπως μὴ . . ἀναρρήξει κακάS.OT1075: esp. in pf. part. ἀνερρωγώς, of the mouth of carnivorous animals, with a wide gape,στόμα ἔχειν ἀνερρωγόςArist. HA502a6, PA696b34; of the animals themselves, τὰ καρχαρόδοντα πάντα ἀνερρωγότα ib.662a27, cf. 30.—Pres. ἀναρρήττω , D.S.17.58.
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