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ὑποστέλλω 1 2 3 draw in, ἱστίον ὑπέστειλε made him furl his sail, Pind. draw back for shelter, Plut.; ὑπ. ἑαυτόν to shelter oneself behind, τινί id=Plut.; also to withdraw himself, NTest.
II.Mid., ὑποστέλλεσθαί τι to cloak a thing through fear, to prevaricate, dissemble, Eur., Plat., etc.; μηδὲν ὑποστειλάμενος without dissimulation, Dem.

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