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ἀναπίπτω , poet. ἀμπ- ,
A.fall back, A.Ag.1599, E.Cyc.410; lay oneself back, like rowers, Cratin.345, X.Oec.8.8; “. ὑπτίαPl.Phdr.254b, cf. e; of riders, “ὑπτίους ἀναπεπτωκότας ἐλαύνεινX.Eq.Mag.3.14.
2. metaph., fall back, give ground, Th.1.70; flag, lose heart, D.19.224; ταῖς σπουδαῖς (vulg. σπονδ-)“ ἀναπεπτωκέναιD.H.5.53.
b. pf. part. ἀναπεπτωκώς lifeless, of style, “σχῆμα .Aristid.Rh.2p.518S., al.
3. of a plan, to be given up,ἀνεπεπτώκει τὰ τῆς ἐξόδουD.21.163.
4. . ἀπ᾽ οἴκων to be banished from one's house, Poet. ap. Athenagoraspro Christo 22.
5. recline at meals, like ἀνάκειμαι, Alex.293, Com.Adesp.638, PPar.51.4, Ev.Marc.6.40, Luc.Asin.23.
b. take to one's bed in sickness, PMag.Leid.V.11.1.
6. recoil, of the arms of torsion-engines, Hero Bel.100.2.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1599
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 224
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 163
    • Euripides, Cyclops, 410
    • New Testament, Mark, 6.40
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 254b
    • Xenophon, On the Cavalry Commander, 3.14
    • Xenophon, Economics, 8.8
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.70
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 5.53
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