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καταπον-έω ,
A.subdue, “τῇ ἐνδείᾳ τῆς τροφῆς τὴν ἀλκὴν τοῦ θηρίουD.S.3.37, cf. Heraclit.Incred.11: in fut. Med., “τὰς ὀλίγας ναῦς ταῖς πολλαπλασίαιςD.S.11.15; worst in a lawsuit, POxy.1101.9 (iv A. D.):—Pass., to be subdued, reduced, worn out, “δῆμος -πεπονημένοςAeschin.2.36, cf. Plb.29.27.11, D.S.11.6; “πάντα ταῖς ἐνδελεχείαις -πονεῖται πράγματαMen.744; to be exhausted, “τῷ θάλπειGal.10.715.
2. handle roughly, crush, damage, “τὰ -πονούμενα καὶ συμπατούμεναThphr.HP8.7.5; maltreat, oppress, esp. in Pass., ὑπὸ τῶν τυράννων, ὑπὸ τῶν τελωνῶν, Arist.Fr.575, BGU1188.17 (Aug.), cf. Act.Ap.7.24, Diog.Oen.1.
3. digest food, Sor.2.32 (Pass.).
II. intr. in pf. part. -πεπονηκώς ruinous, Procop.Aed.1.4,8.
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    • Aeschines, On the Embassy, 36
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 11.15
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 11.6
    • New Testament, Acts, 7.24
    • Polybius, Histories, 29.27.11
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.37
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