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διαβολ-ή , , (διαβάλλω v)
A.false accusation, slander, Epich.148; “ἐπὶ διαβολῇ εἰπεῖνHdt.3.66,73; “δ. λόγουTh.8.91; διαβολὰς ἐνδέχεσθαι, προσίεσθαι, to give ear to them, Hdt.3.80, 6.123; διαβολὰς ἔχειν ὡς . . to have it slanderously said that . ., Isoc.8.125; “ὀνείδους καὶ δ. τυγχάνεινLys.25.6; ἐνδ. καθεστηκέναι ibid.; “διαλύσειντὴνδ.Th.1.131: of charges not necessarily false or malicious, δ. ταῖς ἐμαῖς the accusations which I bring, E.Andr.1005, cf. Isoc.1.17; τὰ πρὸς διαβολὴν κυροῦντα tending to discredit, Plb.12.15.9, cf. 2.11.4; ἐμὴ δ. prejudice against me, Pl. Ap.19b; “δ. εἰς ἐμέAnd.1.30; “δ. καθ᾽ αὑτοῦ παρέσχενPlu. Them.4, cf. Phryn.Com.58; opp. δόξα, ill-repute, Men.723; δ. λῦσαι καὶ ποιῆσαι remove, create prejudice against an antagonist, Arist.Rh.1415a27; “δ. ἀπολύεσθαιD.H.6.59.
II. (“διαβάλλω111) quarrel, enmity,κατὰ τὰς ἰδίας δ.Th.2.65; “ πρὸς τὸ συγγενὲς δ.Plu.2.479b; πρὸς θάνατον δ. fear, aversion from it, ib.110a: c. gen., δ. τοῦ πάθους ib.456b; εἰς διαβολήν τινος to withstand them, LXX Nu.22.32.
III. (“διαβάλλω v111) legal obligation(?), Leg.Gort.9.35.
IV. fraud, Sch.Ar.Pl. 373.
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    • Andocides, On the Mysteries, 30
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 373
    • Euripides, Andromache, 1005
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.80
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.123
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.66
    • Isocrates, To Demonicus, 17
    • Isocrates, On the Peace, 125
    • Lysias, Defence against a Charge of subverting the Democracy, 6
    • Plato, Apology, 19b
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.65
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    • Polybius, Histories, 2.11.4
    • Old Testament, Numbers, 22.32
    • Plutarch, Themistocles, 4
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 6.59
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