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ἀπο-σβέννυ_μι (
A.-ύωA.D.Pron.36.4, Plu.2.681e), extinguish, quench,τὸ φῶςTrag.Adesp.9; “τοὺς λύχνουςAr.V.255; “τὸ πῦρPl.Hp. Ma.290e, etc.; also “. τὸ κακόϝId.R.556a; “τὸ γένος καὶ ὄνομαX.Cyr. 5.4.30; “ψυχήνAP7.303 (tm.); ἰόν ib. 11.321 (Phil.); “τὰς ὁράσειςPlu. l.c.; Gramm., extinguish, i.e. lose, τὸν τόνον, of enclitics, A.D.Pron. l.c.
II. Pass., pres. in Heraclit.30, Hp.Aër.4, X.Lac.13.3, etc.:— Med., fut. “ἀποσβήσομαιPl.Lg.805c: aor. 2 and pf. Act. intr., “ἀπέσβηνE.Med.1218, X.Cyr.l.c., Call.Fr.1.10 P., Theoc.4.39, etc.; “ἀπέσβηκαX.Cyr.8.8.13, Pl.Plt.269b, etc.: aor. 1 Pass. “ἀπεσβέσθηνAr.Lys. 293, Lys.1.14, v.l. in Luc. Cat.27: pf. “ἀπέσβεσμαιParm.8.21, Porph. Abst.3.7:—to be extinguished, go out, vanish, die, cease,; of a woman's milk, Hp.Aër.l.c., Arist.GA777a14; “. μαστόςId.HA 618b7: metaph., “ἔρωτος ἀπές βη πυρσόςAP12.182 (Strat.).
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