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ὑγρός 1

I.wet, moist, running, fluid, Hom., etc.; ὑγρὸν ἔλαιον, i. e. olive-oil, as opp. to fat, id=Hom.; ὑγρὸν ὕδωρ running water, Od.; ἄνεμοι ὑγρὸν ἀέντες winds blowing moist or rainy, as opp. to dry, parching, id=Od.
2. ὑγρά, ionic ὑγρή, the moist, i. e. the sea, Hom.; so, ὑγρὰ κέλευθα the watery ways, i. e. the sea, id=Hom.; and ὑγρά alone, opp. to ἀπείρων γαῖα, id=Hom.
3.τὸ ὑγρόν and τὰ ὑγρά wet, moisture, water, Hdt.
4.μέτρα ὑγρὰ καὶ ξηρά liquid and dry measure, Plat.
5.θῆρες ὑγροί water- animals, opp. to πεζοί, Anth.
II.soft, pliant, supple, lithe, Lat. mollis, of the eagle's back, Pind.; of youthful limbs, Plat.; ὑγρὰ ἔχειν τὰ σκέλη, of a horse, Xen.; so of colts, γόνατα ὑγρῶς κάμπτειν, ὑγρῶς τοῖς σκέλεσι χρῆσθαι (cf. Virgil's mollia crura reponit), id=Xen.; so, . ἄκανθος ( Virg. mollis acanthus), Theocr.
2.languid, feeble, of one dying, Soph., Eur.
3.of the eyes, swimming, melting, languishing, ὄμμασιν ὑγρὰ δεδορκώς Anth., etc.
4.metaph. of persons, facile, soft-tempered, pliant, easy, Plut.: luxurious, . πρὸς τὴν διαίταν id=Plut.

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