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ὑφαιρέω 1 2 3 seize underneath or inwardly, Hom. draw or take away from under a thing, c. gen., Il., Plat.:—also τὴν χεῖρα ὑφῄρει tried to draw it away, Ar. take away underhand, filch away, Thuc.; ὑφ. τῆς ὑποψίας gradually to take away part of . . , id=Thuc.:—Pass., ὑπαραιρημένος (ionic perf. part.) put secretly away, made away with, Hdt.:—so in Mid. to take away underhand, filch away, purloin, id=Hdt., Ar., etc. Mid. also c. acc. pers., ὑφ. τινά τινος to rob him of a thing, Aeschin.

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