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τα^πείν-ωσις , εως, ,
A.lowering, of a movement in dancing, Pl.Lg.815a.
2. lessening, opp. αὔξησις, Arist.PA689a25; reduction of a swelling, Gal.12.816.
3. humiliation, abasement, Zeno Stoic.1.51 (pl.), Plb.9.33.10; “τ. καὶ δουλείαD.S.2.45; “δυνάμεώς τινων ποιεῖν -σινId.11.87, cf. Plu.Arist.7; ἀγέννεια καὶ τ. Phld.Herc.1457.4; low estate, low condition, LXX Ge.29.32, Ev.Luc. 1.48, al.
4. lowness of style, Plu.2.7a, Quint.Inst.8.3.48.
5. dejection of a planet (cf. ταπείνωμα), Doroth.86.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 11.87
    • New Testament, Luke, 1.48
    • Plato, Laws, 815a
    • Plutarch, Aristeides, 7
    • Polybius, Histories, 9.33.10
    • Old Testament, Genesis, 29.32
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 2.45
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