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ἐκ-κα^θαίρω , Ion.aor.I-εκάθηρα Hdt.2.86, Att.
A.-εκάθα_ραDin.2.5:— cleanse out:
1. with acc. of the thing cleansed, clear out,οὐρούς τ᾽ ἐξεκάθαιρονIl.2.153 ; τὴν κοιλίην Hdt.l.c.; μήτρας, ὀδόντας, Hp. Mul.1.88, Orib.Syn.5.25.3; χθόνα ἐκκαθαίρει κνωδάλων he clears this land of monsters, A.Supp.264; τὸν βίον (i.e.the world) Luc.DDeor. 13.1; .τινά, ὥσπερ ἀνδριάντα, εἰς τὴν κρίσιν clear him of all roughness, polish him up, metaph. from the finishing touches of a sculptor, Pl.R. 361d; “ἑαυτὸν ἀπό τινος2 Ep.Ti.2.21; .λογισμόν clear off an account, Plu.2.64f :—Pass., to be cleansed, purified,ἐκκεκαθαρμένοι τὰς ψυχάςX.Smp.1.4, cf. Pl.R.527d; to be cleared up, explained, Epicur.Ep.2p.36U.
2. with acc. of the thing removed, clear away, Pl.Euthphr. 3a, cf. Arist.HA625b34 ; “τὸ τοιοῦτον . γένοςDiph.32.17 ; τὴν δωροδοκίαν ἐκ τῆς πόλεως Din.l.c.; “κόπρονAPl.4.92.7.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 264
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.86
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.153
    • New Testament, 2 Timothy, 2.21
    • Plato, Republic, 361d
    • Plato, Republic, 527d
    • Plato, Euthyphro, 3a
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 1.4
    • Lucian, Dialogi deorum, 13.1
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