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ὀφλισκάνω ὀφείλω owe, to be liable to pay a fine, Eur., etc.
2.δίκην ὀφλεῖν to be cast in a suit, lose one's cause, Ar.; so, ὀφλεῖν δίαιταν to lose in an arbitration, Dem.; τὰς εὐθύνας ὀφλεῖν to have one's accounts not passed, Aeschin.
3.absol. to be cast, to be the losing party, Ar., Thuc.
4.c. gen. criminis, ὀφλὼν κλοπῆς δίκην to be convicted in an action for theft, Aesch.; then, without δίκην, ὠφληκὼς φόνου found guilty of murder, Plat.: also c. gen. poenae, θανάτου δίκην ὀφλ. id=Plat.
II.generally, of anything which one deserves or brings on oneself, αἰσχύνην, βλάβην ὀφλ. to bring infamy, loss on oneself, incur them, Eur.; ὀφλ. γέλωτα to be laughed at, id=Eur.; δειλίην ὤφλεε πρὸς βασιλῆος he drew upon himself the reproach of cowardice from the king, Hdt.; so, μωρίαν ὀφλισκάνω Soph.

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