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ἀπολέγω ,
A.pick out from a number, and so: 1. pick out, choose,τὸ ἄριστονHdt.5.110, cf. 3.14, Ar.V.580, Aen.Tact.1.5, 3.2:—freq. in Med., pick out for oneself, τριήκοντα μυριάδας τοῦ στρατοῦ from the army, Hdt.8.101; “ἐκ πάντωνTh.4.9:—Pass., “ἀπολελεγμένοιpicked men, Hdt.7.40; “ἀπειλεγμένοιX.Eq.Mag.8.12.2. pick out for the purpose of rejecting, “τριβόλουςAr.Lys.576; “. τινὰ ἐκ τῶν δικαστῶνPlu.Cat.Mi.48.
II. later, decline, refuse,. τὸ χορηλεῖνPlb.2.63.1; “. περί τινοςId.4.9.3:—Med., decline something offered to one,ἀρχήνId.Fr.16; ἱκεσίαν, δέησιν, Plu.Sol.12, Cat.Mi.2; renounce, give up, τὰ πρωτεῖα, τὴν νίκην, τὸν βίον, Id.Luc.42, Nic.6, 2.1060d; “τὴν ψυχήνLXX Jn.4.8: abs. (sc. τὸ ζῆν), Ph.1.274; also, give in, make no resistance, Plu.Lyc.22, Pomp.23:—so in Act., lose heart, as pres. of “ἀπεῖπον, τῇ ταλαιπωρίᾳProcop.Vand.2.19; “ταῖς δυνάμεσιHerod.Med. ap. Orib.10.5.9.
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    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 580
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.14
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.110
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.40
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.101
    • Old Testament, Jonah, 4.8
    • Xenophon, On the Cavalry Commander, 8.12.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.63.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.9.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 16
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 576
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.9
    • Plutarch, Lycurgus, 22
    • Plutarch, Pompey, 23
    • Plutarch, Nicias, 6
    • Plutarch, Solon, 12
    • Plutarch, Cato Minor, 2
    • Plutarch, Cato Minor, 48
    • Plutarch, Lucullus, 42
    • Procopius, de Bellis, 2.19
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