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ὑπο-κρι^τής , οῦ, , who answers:
I. interpreter or expounder,τῆς δι᾽ αἰνιγμῶν φήμηςPl.Ti. 72b; “ὀνείρωνLuc.Somn.17, etc.
II. in Att., one who plays a part on the stage, actor, Ar.V.1279, Pl.R.373b, Chrm. 162d, Smp.194b, X. Mem.2.2.9, etc.
2. of an orator, ποικίλος . καὶ περιττός (of Dem.) Phld.Rh.1.197 S.; one who delivers, recites, declaimer,ἐπῶνTim.Lex. s.v. ῥαψῳδοί; rhapsodist, D.S.14.109, 15.7; this sense or sense 11.1 is possible in PCair.Zen.4.44 (iii B. C.).
3. metaph., pretender, dissembler, hypocrite, LXX Jb.34.30, 36.13, Ev.Matt.23.13, al.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 1279
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 11.1
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 14.109
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 15.7
    • Old Testament, Job, 34.30
    • New Testament, Matthew, 23.13
    • Plato, Republic, 373b
    • Plato, Symposium, 194b
    • Plato, Charmides, 162d
    • Plato, Timaeus, 72b
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 2.2.9
    • Old Testament, Job, 36.13
    • Lucian, Somnium sive vita Luciani, 17
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