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ἀπότροπ-ος , ον, (ἀποτρέπω)
A.turned away, far from men,ἐγὼ παρ᾽ ὕεσσιν ἀπότροποςOd.14.372; turned away in flight, Opp.H.4.254.
2. from which one turns away, horrible,. ἄγοςA.Ch.155 (lyr.); “τὸν . ἍιδανS.Aj.608 (lyr.); “σκότου νέφοςId.OT1314; “πῦρAr.Ec.792; γνώμη . a stern, hostile decree, Pi.P.8.94; “κασιγνήτης ἀπότροπον . . εὐνήνPs.-Phoc.182.
II. Act., turning away, averting,κακῶνA. Ch.42, E.Ph.586; “. δαίμονεςA.Pers.203.
2. preventing, saving from, . αὐτοῖς ἐγέετο μή . ., c. inf., Pl.Lg.877a.
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    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 155
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    • Aeschylus, Persians, 203
    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 792
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 586
    • Homer, Odyssey, 14.372
    • Plato, Laws, 877a
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 608
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 1314
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