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ἀπο-στροφή , ,
A.turning back, X.Eq.9.6; “. νώτωνMax. Tyr.9.8; . λαμβάνειν make a bend, of a stream, Plu.Luc.27, cf. Luc.Hipp.2.
2. twisting, ὄρχεων ἀποστροφαί Trag.(Satyr.Oxy. 1083.10.
II. turning away from, escape, refuge, c. gen., τύχης, κακῶν, A.Pr.769, E.Fr.444; “ζημίαςId.Med.1223.
2. resort, recourse, Hdt.8.109, Th.4.76; “ἥκει βίου τελευτὴ κοὐκέτ᾽ ἔστ᾽ .S.OC 1473, cf. E.Med.603; “οὐκ ἔχων .D.4.8, cf. Hyp.Dem.Fr.5; in pl., Antip.Stoic.3.255: c. gen. objecti, οὔ σφί ἐστι ὕδατος οὐδεμία ἄλλη . no other means for getting water, Hdt.2.13; so “σωτηρίας .Th.8.75; “βίουLuc.DMeretr.6.1; . τοῦ δήμου ποιεῖσθαι secure a refuge with . ., Philostr.VS2.1.4.
III. Rhet., apostrophe, when one turns away from all others to one, and addresses him specially, Phld.Lib.p.11O., Quint.Inst.9.2.38, Longin.16.2, Hermog.Inv.4.4, Id.1.10(pl.), Phoeb. Fig.1.1, Alex.Fig.1.20.
IV. aversion, Plot.1.1.1; opp. ἐπιθυμία, Simp. in de An.15.36; “γευμάτωνAret.SD2.6; “σιτίωνGal.11.261; “ὀσμῆςGp.12.39.8.
V. diversion, amusement, Plu.2.133b(pl.).
VI. elision, A.D.Pron.46.1(ubi leg. ε_).
VII. = προδοσία, Hsch.
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