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λωφ-άω ,, give over, “ὅδε μὲν τάχα λωφήσειIl.21.292; εἰ λωφήσω τρεῖς ὥρας dub. in Phld.Herc.1251.18.
3. c. part., cease to do, “πρήσωνA.R.4.819, cf. AP5.187 (Leon.).
4. abate, of pain, Hp.Int.49; of a disease, Th.2.49, Pl.Lg.854c; of misfortunes, Th.7.77; of wind, Arist.Mete.362a7; of the sea, Id.Pr. 934b15; “ὅταν λωφήσωσιν οἱ λίθοιX.An.4.7.6.
II. trans., lighten, relieve, “ λωφήσων γὰρ οὐ πέφυκέ πωA.Pr.27: c. gen., ἀχέων λωφήσετε θυμόν relieve your mind from pains, Emp.145.2.
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    • Plato, Laws, 854c
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    • Sophocles, Ajax, 61
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.49
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    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 4.7.6
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