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πόρ-ι^μος , ον also η, ον Hp.Acut.50:— to provide, resourceful, inventive, Gorg.Pal. 25; “πόριμον αὑτῷ, τῇ πόλει δ᾽ ἀμήχανονAr.Ra.1429; “πόριμος τόλμαId.Pax 1031; “φρονήσεως ἐπιθυμητὴς καὶ π. [ὁ ἔρως]Pl.Smp.203d; “ῥήτωρPoll. 4.34: c.acc., ἄπορα πόριμος making possible the impossible, A.Pr.904 (lyr.).
2. of things, affording means of safety, saving,ἔργονAr.Th. 777; “ἐπιβολήAnon. ap. Suid.(Sup.); [τὸ] π. the profitable, Gal.5.751.
3. Medic., finding or making a passage, ἀπὸ τοῦ γλυκέος οἴνου φῦσα π. Hipp.l.c.; passing rapidly through the system, “τροφήGal.6.570.
II. Pass., compassable, practicable,ἄπορα γίγνεται τὰ π.J.AJProoem.3; “ἔρωτι πάντα π.Luc.Dem.Enc.14.
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    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 904
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    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 777
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