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ἐλασσόω make less or smaller, to lessen, diminish, lower, Oratt.: c. gen. to detract from, Thuc.
1.absol. to become smaller, be lessened, suffer loss, be depreciated, id=Thuc.: —also to take less than one's due, waive one's rights or privileges, id=Thuc.
2.c. dat. rei, to have the worst of it, to be inferior, τινι in a thing, id=Thuc., Xen.
3.c. gen. pers. to be at disadvantage with a person, Dem.

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