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πλαστός , ή, όν,
A.formed, moulded, esp. in clay or wax, “γυνήHes. Th.513; “τὸ π. δὴ σκεῦος ὠνομάκαμενPl.Sph.219a ; “π. ἐκ γαίηςAntiph. 52.3; π. εἰκών statue, opp. painting, Plu.Ages.2.
2. that can easily be moulded, plastic, Arist.Mete.386a27 ; in a thick paste, Thphr.HP9.4.10.
II. metaph., fabricated, forged, counterfeit, “ἐκ λόγου πλαστοῦHdt.1.68; π. βακχεῖαι sham inspirations, E.Ba.218 ; “π. τὴν φιλίαν παρέχεσθαιX.Ages.1.38 ; πλαστὸς πατρί a supposititious son, S.OT 780, cf. Sosith.2.4; π. ἐπιχείρημα hypothetical case, Hermog.Inv.3.11, cf. 15. Adv. -τῶς, opp. ὄντως, Pl.Sph.216c ; opp. ἀληθῶς, Id.Lg.642d ; opp. φύσει, ib.777d ; π. ὀδυρόμενοι feignedly, Phld.Rh.1.381 S.
III. v. πλατός.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Euripides, Bacchae, 218
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.68
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 513
    • Plato, Laws, 642d
    • Plato, Laws, 777d
    • Plato, Sophist, 219a
    • Plato, Sophist, 216c
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 780
    • Xenophon, Agesilaus, 1.38
    • Plutarch, Agesilaus, 2
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