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τεχν-άζω ,
A.employ art, contrive, “ὅπως . . Arist.EN1140a11, cf. MM 1197a13.
II. use art or cunning, deal subtly, use subterfuges, Hdt. 3.130, 6.1; τί ταῦτα στρέφει τεχνάζεις τε; Ar.Ach.385, cf. Ra.957; “τ. τε καὶ ψεύδεσθαιPl.Hp.Mi.371d, cf. Lg.879a, etc.; “τοὺς λαγὼς θηρῶντες πολλὰ τεχνάζουσινX.Mem.3.11.7; of the hare, “τ. τῇ βαδίσειId.Cyn.8.3: c. acc. cogn., τ. ἀάτην use art so as to deceive, Plu.Tim.10: c. inf., contrive cunningly that . . , Arist.Pol.1259a32, Plu.Alc.19.
3. Pass., in pf. part., ἅμαξαι τετεχνασμέναι ὥσπερ οἰκήματα artificially contrived, Hp.Aër. 18; ἐπίνοια τετεχν. cunningly devised, Ps.-Luc.Philopatr.26:—τεχνήσασθαι τὸ μετὰ τέχνης τι κατασκευάσαι, τεχνάσασθαι δὲ τὸ κακουργῆσαι Moer.p.477 P.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 957
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.130
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.1
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.121
    • Plato, Laws, 879a
    • Plato, Lesser Hippias, 371d
    • Plutarch, Alcibiades, 19
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 3.11.7
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 8.3
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 385
    • Plutarch, Caesar, 43
    • Plutarch, Timoleon, 10
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