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κωμῳδ-έω ,
A.treat after the manner of κωμῳδοί: hence, satirize, lampoon, ridicule, “κωμῳδεῖ τὴν πόλιν ἡμῶνAr.Ach.631, cf. Pl.R.395e, 452d, Ael.VH13.43, etc.; “κ. τοὺς τραγῳδούςArist.Po.1458b32; “κ. τινὰ ἐπί τινιAth.8.344e, cf. Sch.Ar.V.42: abs., Ar.Pl.557:—Pass., Id.V.1026, Ra.368, Plu.2.712a, etc.; μὴ κωμῳδεῖσθαι ὀνομαστί τινα Sch.Ar.Av.1297; τὸ κοινὸν καὶ κεκωμῳδημένον, of the parasites, Alex. 116.2; κεκωμῳδημένα made matter for comedy, Pl.Lg.816d.
3. generally, make fun of, ridicule, Lys.24.18.
II. to be aκωμῳδός3, write comedies, c. acc. cogn., “κ. κωμῳδίαςLuc.Pisc.25; write in a comedy (introducing a quotation), Phld.Vit.p.38 J.
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