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ἀρέσκ-εια [α^ρ], , ἀρεσκεύομαι)
A.obsequiousness, Arist.EE1221a8, MM1192b30, Thphr.Char.5, Plb.31.26.5, Phld.Herc.1457.5, Polystr. p.16W.; “. βασιλέωςPlb.6.11a.7, cf.J.AJ18.8.7.
2. in pl., = δόξαι, ἀρέσκοντα, αἱ . τῶν πολλῶν, of false superstitions, Ph.2.191; τὰ ταῖς κεναῖς σοφιστῶν ἀρεσκήαις (sic) “ὑπεναντίαDemetr.Lac.Herc.1012.73.
3. in good sense, “πρὸς θεὸν καὶ ἀρετήνPh.1.168; “ εἰς τὸ πλῆθος .Inscr.Prien.113.73 (i B.C.), cf. IPE2.5, Ep.Col.1.10; πρὸςτὴν ἑτέρων . βιοῦνHld.10.14.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 18.8.7
    • New Testament, Colossians, 1.10
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 5
    • Polybius, Histories, 31.26.5
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.11a
    • Polybius, Histories, 7
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