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θραύω , Ep. impf.
A.θραύεσκονOrph.L.140: fut. “-σωAr.Av.466: aor. 1 “ἔθραυσαS.El.745, E.HF779 (lyr.):—Pass., fut. “θραυσθήσομαιGal.10.624: aor. ἐθραύσθην (v. infr.), (κατ-) Pl.Ti.56e: pf. “τέθραυσμαιThphr.Sens.11, (συν-) X.Ages.2.14, (παρα-) Pl.Lg.757e (v.l. -τεθραυμένον) :—break in pieces, shatter, Simon.57, A.Pers.196, 416, Tim. Pers.99, etc.; “θ. σάρκαςE.Hipp.1239:—Pass., θραυομένης τῆς πέτρης flying into pieces, Hdt.1.174; “σίδηρον θραυσθέντα καὶ ῥαγένταS.Ant. 476; πτερὰ θραύονται have their wings broken, Pl.Phdr.248b.
II. metaph., break down, enfeeble, μὴ θραύσαι -σοι codd.) “χρόνος ὄλβονPi.O.6.97, cf. E.HF779 (lyr.); “διάτορον σφραγῖδα θ. στόματοςTim. Pers.160; “ἔπος . . , τι τὴν τούτων θραύσει ψυχήνAr.Av.466; “θ. τὴν δύναμινPlu.Alc.23; ἐλπίδα, etc., Hdn.3.2.2, etc.; “θ. τι τῶν ἐκ χρόνου φυλασσομένων δικαίωνSupp.Epigr.1.329.45 (Istrus, i A.D.), cf. Onos. 32.10:—Pass., “πόθος θραυσθείςAsp. ap. Ath.5.219e; θραυόμενος τὸν λογισμόν, Lat. animo fractus, Plu.Ant.17; θραυσθῆναι ἐπί τινα to be grieved for . . , LXX 1 Ki.20.34.—Rare in Att. Prose.
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    • Xenophon, Agesilaus, 2.14
    • Old Testament, 1 Samuel, 20.34
    • Plutarch, Antonius, 17
    • Onasander, Strategicus, 32.10
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