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θρύπτω akin to θραύω break in pieces, break small, Plat., Theocr.
II.metaph., like Lat. frangere, to break, crush, enfeeble: Pass., with fut. mid., to be enfeebled, enervated, unmanned, Xen.; τεθρυμμένος Luc. Pass. also, to play the coquet, be coy and prudish, give oneself airs, bridle up, Ar., Xen.; θρύπτεσθαι πρός τινα to give oneself airs toward him, Plut.

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