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ἐπιρρεπ-ής , ές,
A.inclining the balance, μνᾶς -έστερον βραχύ rather more than a mina in weight, Damocr. ap. Gal.13.919.
II.. leaning towards, prone to, “πρός τιLuc.Hist.Conscr.60, Ath.13.576f (Comp.); “ἐς τὸ φιλάνθρωπονHdn.6.9.8; “εἰς κακίαν CA3p.425M.; “-εστέρας τὰς γνώμας πρός τινα ἔχεινHdn.5.8.2: abs., ἐλπίδες -έστεραι favourable, Plb.1.55.1. Adv. “-πῶς, ἔχειν πρός τιArr.Epict.3.22.1; “τῆς τύχης . κινουμένηςChor.Milt.61: Comp. “-έστερονS.E.M.1.280: Sup. -έστατα Men.Prot.p.119 D.
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    • Polybius, Histories, 1.55.1
    • Lucian, Quomodo historia conscribenda sit, 60
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