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ἀποκρούω ,
A.beat off, drive away, from a place or person, X.HG5.3.22, AP11.351 (Pall.); ὕπνον, νόσον, Porph.Abst.1.27,53:—more freq. in Med., beat off from oneself,τὰς προσβολάςHdt.4.200, Th.2.4; “αὐτοὺς ἐπιόνταςHdt.8.61, etc.; generally, repel, opp. ἐπισπᾶσθαι, S.E. M.7.400; shake off, Plot.4.7.10, CA19p.461M.; “τινάςJul. Or.2.67b; “ἀλληλοφαγίας τοὺς ἀνθρώπουςPorph.Abst.1.23; refute an opponent, D.H.Comp.25; κατηγορίαν Rev.Phil.1.245:— Pass., to be beaten off, of an assault, Th.4.107, etc.; “ἀποκρουσθέντες τῆς πείραςId.8.100, cf. X.HG6.4.5; . τῆς μηχανῆς dub. in Plb.21.28; “τῆς ἸβηρίαςPlu.Sert.7, etc.
II. knock off, IG3.1417.12:—Pass., κοτυλίσκιον τὸ χεῖλος ἀποκεκρουμένον a cup with the lip knocked off, Ar.Ach.459.
III. Pass., also, to be thrown from horseback, X. Eq.Mag.3.14; to be stranded,πρὸς χωρίον λιμνῶδες ἀπεκρούσθηGal. 2.221.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.200
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.61
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.4
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.107
    • Thucydides, Histories, 8.100
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 5.3.22
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 6.4.5
    • Xenophon, On the Cavalry Commander, 3.14
    • Polybius, Histories, 21.28
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 459
    • Plutarch, Sertorius, 7
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 25
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