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ἀπο-τρίβω [ι_], fut. -ψω, strengthd. for τρίβω,
A.wear out, πολλά οἱ . . σφέλα . . πλευραὶ ἀποτρίψουσι his ribs will wear out many a footstool (thrown at him), Od.17.232.
II. rub clean, . ἵππον rub down a horse, X.Eq.6.2:—Med., “. τὸ αἰδοῖονPlu.2.1044b.
III. rub off,ἰόνTheoc.16.17: metaph., “πρὶν γῆρας ἀποτρῖψαι νεότηταId.24.133:—Pass., to be rubbed off, Arist. Col.793a25:—Med., get rid of,ἀδοξίανD.1.11; “ἐγκλήματαAeschin. 1.179; “τὸ πάθοςArist.EN1105a2; “διαβολάςD.S.17.5; τὸν πόλεμον, τὸν κίνδυνον, Plb.3.8.10, 10.14.1; τοὺς πελάζοντας . brush them away, Id.3.102.5; “τὴν ἄνθρωπονPlu.Mar.40; quartanam Cic.Att.7.5.5; “λιμὸν τῆς γαστρόςPlu.2.1044b; decline, reject,ἡμέρανInscr.Prien. 27.17; “τὴν πεῖρανPlu.Thes.26; “δεήσειςId.Brut.17; “τὰ διδόμεναOGI 315.82 (Pessinus, ii B.C.).
2. in Pass., ὥστε μηδὲν ἀπ᾽ αὐτῆς ἀποτρι^βῆναι, = ne quid detrimenti resp. caperet, D.C.40.49, etc.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 7.5.5
    • Aeschines, Against Timarchus, 179
    • Demosthenes, Olynthiac 1, 11
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 17.5
    • Homer, Odyssey, 17.232
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 6.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 10.14.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.102.5
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.8.10
    • Plutarch, Brutus, 17
    • Plutarch, Caius Marius, 40
    • Plutarch, Theseus, 26
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 40.49
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