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κωτίλλω , only pres.,
A.prattle, chatter, usu. with collat. notion of coaxing, wheedling, “αἱμύλα κωτίλλουσαHes.Op.374; “μαλθακὰ κ.Thgn.852; “ἡδέα κωτίλλοντα καθήμενον οἰνοποτάζεινPhoc.11; “ἀνάνυτα κ.Theoc.15.87; “ἑλικτὰ ἔπηLyc.1466; κ. καὶ λιγαίνειν, of a speech in court, to be lively, tripping, D.H.Dem.44.
II. trans., cajole, beguile with fair words, “εὖ κώτιλλε τὸν ἐχθρόνThgn.363; μὴ κώτιλλέ με tease me not by prating, S.Ant.756; “τοιαῦτα κωτίλλουσα τὴν ἀχαΐνηνBabr.95.87.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 374
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 756
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Demosthene, 44
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