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σβέσ-ις , εως, ,
A.quenching, putting out, or (from Pass.) extinction, “πυρὸς ς. καὶ μάρανσιςArist.Resp.474b14, cf. Juv.469b23, Thphr.Ign. 60, D.H.2.67; opp. διάλαμψις, Arist.Mete.370a24; κατὰ τὴν ς. while cooling, Dsc.1.100.
II. metaph., cancellation, “δίκηςPLond.5.1708.248 (vi A.D.).
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