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θωπ-εύω , (θώψ)
A.flatter, wheedle, τινα S.OC 1003, 1336, E.Heracl.983, Ar.Ach.657, Eq.48; σὺ ταῦτα θώπευ᾽ be it thine to flatter thus, S.El.397; “θ. τὸν δεσπότην λόγῳPl.Tht.173a; “τὸν δῆμονAeschin.3.226; “τὰς πόλειςPhld.Rh.2.170S.; καιρὸν θ. to be a time-server, Ps.-Phoc.93; ἵνα μὴ ἄλλους θωπεύωμεν σοῦ ὑγιαίνοντος serve others (in good sense), PSI5.525.16 (iii B.C.); of dogs, fawn, Arist.Phgn.811b38; caress, pat a horse, X.Eq.10.13, Cyn.6.21; of disease, soothe, “τὴν χολήνSever.Clyst.p.37 D.:—Pass., Ar. Eq.1116.
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    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 226
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 657
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    • Euripides, Heraclidae, 983
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 173a
    • Sophocles, Electra, 397
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1336
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1003
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 10.13
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 6.21
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