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περίεργος , ον,
A.taking needless trouble, Lys.12.35; “γραμματικῶν π. γένηAP11.322 (Antiphan.). Adv.-γως Hp.Decent.7.
2. officious, meddlesome, Isoc.5.98, X.Mem.1.3.1, Men.Sam.85; π. εἰμι I am a busy-body, Id.Epit.45; περίεργα βλέπειν look curiously at, c. acc., AP 12.175 (Strat.), cf. Hdn.5.3.8 (Comp.).
3. of an inquiring mind, Arist.Resp.480b27; inquisitive, curious, Hdn.4.12.3 (Sup.); “π. παιδίαGal.6.635; τὸ π. Luc.Alex.4. Adv.-γως, ἔχεινAstramps.Orac.p.1 H.: Comp. -ότερον, ἔχειν πρός τιναJul.Or.4.130d.
II. Pass., overwrought, elaborate, ὀδμή (perfume) Hp.Praec.10; “φορήματαAr.Fr. 321; “ζωγράφημαPlu.2.64a; τὸ τῆς κόμης π. Luc.Nigr.13; esp. of language or style, ὀνόματα, λόγοι, Aeschin.3.229, D.H.Lys.14; “τὸ π. ΘουκυδίδουId.Vett.Cens.3.2 : Comp., -“οτέρα λέξιςId.Is.3. Adv. “-γωςAntyll. ap. Orib.9.14.7 : Comp. “-ότερον, ἠσκημένος τὴν κόμηνArr.Epict.3.1.1; “ἐξορχεῖσθαιHdn.5.5.3.
3. curious, superstitious, “ἱερουργίαιPlu.Alex.2; τὰ π. curious arts, magic, Act.Ap.19.19.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 229
    • Andocides, On the Peace, 33
    • Isaeus, Cleonymus, 31
    • Isocrates, Antidosis, 117
    • Isocrates, To Philip, 98
    • Lysias, Against Eratosthenes, 35
    • Plato, Statesman, 286c
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 1.3.1
    • Plutarch, Alexander, 2
    • Hippocrates, Praeceptiones, 10
    • Lucian, Alexander, 4
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 3.2
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Isaeo, 3
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