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ἀπο-ψύχω [υ_]:—Pass., aor. ἀπεψύχθην and ἀπεψύχην [υ^], v. infr., also ἀπεψύγην [υ^] Hld.2.3:—
A.leave off breathing, faint, swoon,τὸν δὲ . . εἷλεν ἀποψύχονταOd.24.348; “. ἀπὸ φόβουEv.Luc.21.26.
2. c. acc., ἀπέψυξεν βίον breathed out life, S.Aj.1031; “πνεῦμαAP12.72 (Mel.): abs., expire, die, Th.1.134, cf. LXX4 Ma.15.17, D.C. 43.11,al.; λεπτὸν . faintly breathing out his life, Bion 1.9:—also Pass., “ἀποψύχεταιHp. Morb.1.19: aor. 2 “ἀπεψύχηA.Fr.104.
II. cool, chill,ὄψαSosip. 54:—Pass. or Med., to be cooled, Hom. only in phrase ἱδρῶ ἀπεψύχοντο χιτώνων στάντε ποτὶ πνοιήν they got the sweat dried off their tunics, Il.11.621; ἱδρῶ ἀποψυχθείς (by bathing) 21.561 (also in Act., “ἱδρῶ ἀποψύχοντεOrph.A.1091): generally, grow cold, Thphr. HP4.7.3, etc.: metaph., ἀπεψυγμένοι πρὸς τὸ μέλλον cold and indifferent as to . ., Arist.Rh.1383a4; “ἀποψυχόμενοιshivering with terror, Arr.Epict. 4.1.145, cf. Alciphr.2.2; but, to be refreshed, Phryn.PSp.27 B.
2. impers., ἀποψύχει it grows cool,ἐπειδὰν ἀποψύχῃPl.Phdr.242a, ap. Phryn.PSp.45 B., sed leg. ἀποψυχῇ (aor. 2 Pass.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.621
    • Homer, Iliad, 21.561
    • Homer, Odyssey, 24.348
    • New Testament, Luke, 21.26
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 242a
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 1031
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.134
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 43.11
    • Bion of Phlossa, Epitaphius Adonis, 1.9
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