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προπετής 1 προπεσεῖν

I.falling forwards, inclined forward, Lat. proclivis, Xen.
3.drooping, at the point of death, id=Soph.; cf. προνωπής.
1.being upon the point of, πρ. ἐπὶ πολιὰς χαίτας Eur.; τύμβου πρ. παρθένος id=Eur.
2.ready for, prone to a thing, ἐπί or εἴς τι Xen.; πρός τι Plat.
3.headlong, precipitate, rash, reckless, violent, Aeschin., ; πρ. ἀκρασία Arist.; of a lot, drawn at random, Pind.:—of persons, οἱ θρασεῖς προπετεῖς Arist.
III.adv. -τῶς, forwards, Xen.
2.headlong hastily, id=Xen., etc.; πρ. ἔχειν to be rash, id=Xen.

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