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ἀνασκευ-άζω ,
A.pack up the baggage (τὰ σκεύη), and so, carry away, remove,τὴν ἀγορὰν εἴσωX.An.6.2.8, etc.; . τοὺς Ἀθηναίους ἐκ θαλάττης divert them from naval enterprise, Philostr.VS1.17.3, cf.1.25.7:— in Med., break up camp, march away, Th.1.18; “κατεσκευάζετο καὶ πάλιν .X.Cyr.8.5.2, etc.
2. dismantle a place, Th.4.116:—in Med., dismantle one's house or city, Id.1.18.
3. waste, ravage, X.Cyr.6.2.25 (Pass.); . τὰς συνθήκας break them, Plb.9.31.6:—in Med., “τάφονPlu.2.578f.
5. of logicians, demolish opponent's arguments, definitions, etc., opp. κατασκευάζειν, Arist.APr.43a2, cf. Rh.1401b4, Str.1.2.18, Polystr. p.24 W.
6. reverse a decision or judgement, Vett. Val.283.23 (Pass.): metaph., . ψυχάς disturb, opp. οἰκοδομέω, Act.Ap.15.24, cf.9.31.
7. Medic., remove,νόσονSor.2.8.
II. build again, remodel, Str.16.1.5:—also in Med., build,οἴκουςJ.BJ6.5.2.
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    • Demosthenes, Against Apatourius, 9
    • Demosthenes, Against Timotheus, 68
    • Euripides, Electra, 602
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 6.5.2
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.116
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 6.2.8
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 6.2.25
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 8.5.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 9.31.6
    • Strabo, Geography, 16.1.5
    • Strabo, Geography, 1.2.18
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.18
    • New Testament, Acts, 15.24
    • New Testament, Acts, 9.31
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 1.17.3
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 1.25.7
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