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φαῦλος 1 like φλαῦρος

I.of things, easy, slight, Eur., Ar., etc.: adv., φαύλως κρίνειν to estimate lightly, Aesch.; φ. ἀποδιδράσκειν to get off easily, Ar.; Sup., φαυλότατα καὶ ῥᾷστα id=Ar.
2.trivial, paltry, petty, sorry, poor, Thuc., etc.; φαῦλα ἐπιφέρειν to bring paltry charges, Hdt.: adv., οὔτι φαύλως with no trivial force, Eur.
II.of persons, low in rank, mean, common, οἱ φαυλότατοι the commonest sort (of soldiers), Thuc., etc.: also in point of education opp. to σοφός, Eur., etc.; c. inf., φαῦλος μάχεσθαι id=Eur.; φ. λέγειν Plat.
2.careless, thoughtless, indifferent, Lat. securus, Eur.;—adv., φαύλως εὕδειν id=Eur.; φ. λογίσασθαι to estimate off-hand, roughly, Ar.; φ. εἰπεῖν, Lat. strictim dicere, carelessly, roughly, Plat. good sense, simple, unaffected, id=Plat.: adv., φαύλως παιδεύειν τινα Xen.

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