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θολερ-ός , ά, όν, (θολός)
A.muddy, foul, turbid, opp. καθαρός or λαμπρός, prop. of troubled water, Hdt.4.53, Hp.Aër.8, Th.2.102; “θ. καὶ πηλώδηςPl.Phd.113b: metaph., “λαμπρὸν δὲ θολερῷ δῶμα συμμείξαςE. Supp.222; “θ. οὖραHp.Epid.1.7; “ἀήρPl.Ti.58d (Sup. -ώτατος)“; αἷμαArist.Somn.Vig.458a14 (Sup.); “χυμοίThphr.CP6.3.4 (Comp.); “νεφέλαιAP9.277 (Antiphil.): “χρώςAel.NA14.9; “πλίνθοςTheoc.16.62; “δύσμορφον ὗς καὶ θολερόνPlu.2.670a.
2. θ. πνεῦμα dub. l. in Hp. Prorrh.1.39 (v. θαλερός).
II. metaph., troubled by passion or madness, θολεροὶ λόγοι troubled words of passion (compared to a torrent), A.Pr.885 (anap.); θολερῷ χειμῶνι νοσήσας with turbid storm of madness, S.Aj.206 (anap.); θολερῷ κυνόδοντι with passionate tooth, Nic.Th.130 codd. (θαλερῷ cj. Schneider). Adv. -ρῶς dub. in Com.Adesp.865.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 885
    • Euripides, Suppliants, 222
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.53
    • Plato, Phaedo, 113b
    • Plato, Timaeus, 58d
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 206
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.102
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 14.9
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