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If νεάζων merely=“νεώτερος ὤν”, the pleonasm would be too weak: perh., then, it is tinged with the notion of “νεανιευόμενος” (as in Eur. Phoen. 713:ποῖ; μῶν νεάζων οὐχ ὁρᾷς χρῆν σ᾽ ὁρᾶν;” — said by Creon to Eteocles). Cp.

φιλεῖ δὲ τίκτειν ὕβρις μὲν παλαιὰ νεά-
ζουσαν ὕβριν


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    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 763
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