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διακαίω ,
A.burn through, heat to excess, Hdt.2.26: freq. in pf. part. Pass., “γῆ διάθερμος καὶ διακεκαυμένηArist.Pr.906b13, cf. Mete.345a17; “ἀὴρ δ.Thphr.Vent.21; “δ. εἰς τὸ μελάντατονLuc.Herc.1; δ. ζώνη the torrid zone, Str.2.1.13, al.; “κύκλοςPlacit.2.30.1; “ὥρα ἔτουςAr.Did.Epit.26; δ. ὑπ. ὀργῆς πρόσωπον flushed with anger, J.AJ11.6.9.
2. inflame,ἄνεμοι δ. τὰς κόραςGp.2.26.2: metaph., inflame, excite,τινάPlu. Thes.6, al.: c. acc. cogn., δ. φιλοτιμίαν Theopomp. Hist. 300:—Pass., Luc.Cal.14.
3. in Surgery, brand, apply cautery across or throughout,ἐς τὸ πέρηνHp.Art.11; πέρην ib.40 (Pass.); “καυτῆρι τὸ πρόσωπονGP.17.20.4.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.26
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 11.6.9
    • Strabo, Geography, 2.1.13
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 11
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 40
    • Plutarch, Theseus, 6
    • Lucian, Hercules, 1
    • Lucian, Calumniae non temere credundum, 14
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