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σοβ-έω ,
2. generally, drive away, clear away, “τὴν κόνινX.Eq.5.5:— Pass., “τὰς ἄλλας φροντίδας . . σεσοβῆσθαιHp.Ep.12.
II. move rapidly or violently (cf. “σοβαρός1 and κυκλοσοβέω, ς. τὴν κύλικα push about the bottle, Philostr.Jun.Im.3.
2. metaph., παῖς σοβείτω τοῖς ποτηρίοις let him ply [the guests] with cups (cf. “πατάσσω11.2), Amphis 18.
3. metaph. also in Pass., to be agitated, excited, Philostr.VS1.21.5; “σεσόβηται ἐρωτικῶςId.Im.1.8; γυνὴ σεσοβημένη 'forward' (of Opinion personified), Hp.Ep.15; “σεσοβημένος οἴστρῳAP6.219 (Antip.); σες. πρὸς δόξαν all in a fever for glory, Plu.Pomp. 29; “σες. περί τιPh.1.131; ῥυθμὸς σες. hurried, wild, Longin.41.1; “σες. κίνησιςPh.2.267.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 34
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 211
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 158
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 5.5
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 25.5
    • Plutarch, Pompey, 29
    • Plutarch, Solon, 27
    • Lucian, Cataplus, 3
    • Lucian, Dialogi deorum, 24.2
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 1.21.5
    • Philostratus the Lemnian (Philostratus Major), Imagines, 1.8
    • Philostratus Minor, Imagines, 11.2
    • Philostratus Minor, Imagines, 3
    • Longus, Daphnis & Chloe, 3.29
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