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διωθ-έω , aor.
A.διῶσαHom. (v. infr.), “διέωσαX.HG2.1.8, ἐδίωσα codd. in Hero Aut.24.3:—push asunder, tear away, [πτελέη] ἐκ ῥιζέων ἐριποῦσα κρημνὸν . . διῶσε the elm as it fell uprooted tore the bank away, Il.21.244; “διώσας καὶ κατακτείνας ἐχθρούςE.Heracl.995; drive apart,τῶν ὀφθαλμῶν τὰς διεξόδουςPl.Ti.67e.
2. thrust through,τι διά τινοςX.HG2.1.8, Plb.21.28.14.
II. more freq. in Med. (fut. “διώσομαιDemocr.191), force one's way through, break through,τὰ γέρραHdt.9.102; “τὸν ὄχλονX.Cyr.7.5.39; “τὰς τάξειςPlb.11.1.12; δ. τὴν ὕλην, of roots, Thphr.HP8.11.8; τὴν θάλατταν, of a river, Plb.4.41.4.
3. reject,τὴν εὔνοιανId.7.104; “ μὴ προσίενταιTh.4.108; “τὴν ἐπικουρίανArist.EN1163b25; of bribes, D.19.139: abs., refuse, Hdt.6.86.β́, Plu.Brut.52: so pf. Pass. διῶσμαι cj. for δίωμαι in this sense, Thgn.1311.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (21):
    • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1163b.25
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 139
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 124
    • Demosthenes, Against Theocrines, 65
    • Euripides, Heracles, 315
    • Euripides, Heraclidae, 995
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.102
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.86
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.104
    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.102
    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.88
    • Homer, Iliad, 21.244
    • Plato, Timaeus, 67e
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.84
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.108
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 7.5.39
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 2.1.8
    • Polybius, Histories, 11.1.12
    • Polybius, Histories, 21.28.14
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.41.4
    • Plutarch, Brutus, 52
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