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ἐλέγχω disgrace, put to shame, μῦθον ἐλ. to treat a speech with contempt, Il.; ἐλ. τινά to put one to shame, Od. cross-examine, question, for the purpose of disproving or reproving, to censure, accuse, Hdt., attic; c. acc. et inf. to accuse one of doing, Eur.:—Pass. to be convicted, Hdt., Xen., etc.
2.of arguments, to bring to the proof, to disprove, confute, Aesch., Dem.:—absol. to bring convincing proof, Hdt.: then generally to prove, Lat. arguere, Thuc.

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