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ἀνα-πλάσσω , Att. ἀνά-ττω ,
A.form anew, remodel, restore a broken nose, Hp.Mochl.2; rebuild,οἰκίδιαPHal.1.183 (iii B. C.): metaph., . ταύτας [τὰς ἑταίρας] Alex.98.5:—Med., ἀναπλάσασθαι οἰκίην rebuild one's house, Hdt.8.109.
2. simply, model, mould, fashion,τῆς Αἰδοῦς . . τἄγαλμ᾽ .Ar.Nu.995, cf. AP7.410 (Diosc.), al.; “τὰ μέλη τοῦ παιδόςPl.Alc.1.121d: metaph., τοῖς ψηφίσμασιν . [Ἀλέξανδρον] Demad.11; make up,τροχίσκουςDsc.1.8, al.
3. metaph., . διπλάσια τῆς ἀληθείας κακά invent, imagine them, Philem.160, cf. Plb.3.94.2, D.H.1.53; “πολλοὺς θεούςPh.2.262; “αἰτίαςProcop.Arc.15; ἐπιστολήν ib.12, Philostr.VA7.35: abs., imagine vainly, Metrod.Herc.831.14, cf. 17, Phld.D.1.17:—also in Med., AP9.710 (Diosc.).
4. compose,λόγουςD.H.Dem.46.
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    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 108
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.109
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    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 1.53
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    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 7.35
    • Procopius, Historia Arcana (Anecdota), 12
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