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πυργόω πύργος gird or fence with towers, Od., Eur.:—Mid. to build towers, Xen.:—Pass., πυργωθείς furnished with a tower, of an elephant, Anth.
II.metaph. to raise up to a towering height, πυργῶσαι ῥήματα σεμνά "to build the lofty rhyme," Ar.; so, ἀοιδὰς ἐπύργωσε Eur.:—hence, to exalt, lift up, id=Ar.; so, π. χάριν to exalt, exaggerate it, id=Ar.:—Pass. to exalt oneself, Aesch.; πεπύργωσαι θράσει, λόγοις Eur.

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