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ἀποτρόπ-αιος , ον,
A.averting evil, freq. of Apollo, Ar.Eq.1307, Av.61, Pl.359, Orac. ap. D. 21.53, CIG464: generally, “θεοὶ .Hp.Vict.4.89, Pl.Lg.854b, X.HG3.3.4, Paus.2.11.1.
2. of sacrifices, D.H.5.54, Plu.2.290d,292a.
II. Pass., that ought to be averted, ill-omened,φαντασίαιPh.2.433; “δυσφημίαιPlu.2.587f; “θέαμαLuc.Tim.5; “ἄκουσμαId.Gall.2, etc.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 61
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 1307
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 359
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 53
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 2.11.1
    • Plato, Laws, 854b
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 3.3.4
    • Lucian, Gallus, 2
    • Lucian, Timon, 5
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 5.54
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