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ἐξα^λείφω , pf. Pass. ἐξαλήλιμμαι (v. infr.): subj.aor.2 Pass. ἐξαλι^φῇ v.l. in Pl.Phdr.258b:—
A.plaster or wash over,τοῦ σώματος τὸ ἥμισυ ἐξηλείφοντο γύψῳHdt.7.69; ἔτυχε . . οὐκ ἐξαληλιμμένον τὸ τεῖχος where it was not whitewashed, Th.3.20; “τοὺς βωμοὺς ἐξαλείψαντιIG11.161A103 (Delos, iii B. C.):—Med., anoint,μύρῳ βρενθείῳ ἐξαλείψαοSapph.Supp.23.20.
II. wipe out, obliterate,ἐξαλειφθεῖσ᾽ ὡς ἄγαλμαE.Hel.262: metaph., wipe out of one's mind,πάντα τὰ πρόσθενPl.Tht.187b; “τὸ γιγνώσκεινD.37.34; [ὑπόνοιαν] Men.Pk.310(prob.); cancel,. ψηφίσματαAnd.1.76; “νόμουςLys.1.48; “αἰτίαςArist.Ath.40.3; ἐξαλειφόντων (sc. τὸ ὀφείλημα) IG12.91.10; esp. at Athens, . τινὰ ἐκ τοῦ καταλόγου strike his name off the roll, X.HG2.3.51, cf. Arist. Ath.36.2; so “. τινάAr.Eq.877, cf. D.39.39; opp. ἐγγράφω, Ar.Pax 1181, Lys.30.2, etc.; “ὑμᾶς ἐκ παντὸς τοῦ ἙλληνικοῦTh.3.57:—Med., ἐξαλείψασθαι τὰς ἀπογραφάς to get one's inventory cancelled, Pl.Lg. 850d: metaph., . πάθος φρενός blot it out from one's mind, E.Hec. 590.
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