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ἀντίρροπος , ον, ἰσόρροπος, counterpoising, compensating for,τινόςD.1.10; ἄγειν . . λύπης . ἄχθος to balance the counterpoising weight of sorrow, S.El.120 (lyr.); Θεανοῖ . . . balancing her, weighing as much as . ., Antiph.26.24; “κτῆμα πόνοις .Max. Tyr.6.6; “ῥώμη πρὸς κίνδυνον .Pl.Def.412a. Adv. ἀντιρρόπως, πράττειν τινί so as to balance his power, X.HG5.1.36: also neut. pl. as Adv., “ψυχὰς δ᾽ ἀντίρροπα θέντεςas a counterpoise, IG1.442.
2. like ἀντίζυγος, equivalent to, c. dat., X.Oec.3.15.
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    • Demosthenes, Olynthiac 1, 10
    • Sophocles, Electra, 120
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 5.1.36
    • Xenophon, Economics, 3.15
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