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τρα^γῳδ-έω ,
A.act a tragedy, Ar.Nu.1091.
2. c. acc. objecti, represent or exhibit in tragedy, τινας Id.Th.85; “τ. τὴν ἈνδρομέδανLuc.Hist.Conscr.1; “τὰ παιδία . . τ. ὅτι ἂν ἴδῃ καὶ θαυμάσῃArr.Epict.3.15.5:—Pass., to be made the subject of a tragedy, Isoc. 9.6, 15.136, Str.9.5.22, etc.; “ τραγῳδούμενος στέφανοςfamous in tragedy, Plu.Alex.35; “τὰ τραγῳδούμεναsubjects of tragedy, Id.2.837c.
II. metaph., tell in tragic style, declaim,ἡλίκα νῦν ἐτραγῴδειD.18.13, cf. 19.189; ὀνόματα τ. dress up words, Pl.Cra.414c:—Pass., ib.418d, Phld.Oec.p.24J.; also, exaggerate, τραγῳδεῖν ἂν δόξειε μᾶλλον ἀληθεύειν would seem to be romancing, Gal.UP 16.4; μὴ τ. τὸ πρᾶγμα (sc. τὸ ἀποθανεῖν)“, ἀλλ᾽ εἰπὲ ὡς ἔχειArr.Epict.4.7.15; στολαὶ τετραγῳδημέναι exlravagant, flaunting robes, Antiph.36; “τετραγῳδημένοιpompous, braggart, D.S.5.31.
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