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δια-κρούω ,
A.knock or drive through,ὅταν οἱ σφῆνες διακρουσθῶσινThphr.CP2.15.4; knock off,δεσμάPaus.4.17.1.
2. prove by knocking or ringing, as one does an earthen vessel, “δ. εἴτε ὑγιὲς εἴτε σαθρὸν φθέγγεταιPl.Tht.179d, cf. Luc.Par.4:— a similar sense in IG7.3073.164 (Lebad.).
II. Med., drive from oneself, get rid of,τοὺς ἝλληναςHdt.7.168; “πρόσοδον [πρέσβεων]D.H.3.3; “μακρὰς στρατηγίαςPlu.Nic.6; evade,διακρούεσθαι τὸ δίκην δοῦναιD.21.128; “διακρούεται τὰ χρήματα ἐκτῖσαιPOxy.71 i 13 (iv A.D.); δ. τινά evade his creditor by delays, of a debtor, D.34.13; “δ. τοὺς λοιδοροῦνταςPlu.2.70d; “δ. τοὺς κυρίους μὴ καταθεῖναιD.38.12; so “δ. τὸν παρόντα χρόνονId.19.33; evade, slur over a difficult question, “ψιλῇ παρατηρήσειA.D.Pron.41.8; evade an argument, Sor.1.58: abs., practise evasions and delays, D.21.186, 201, POxy.237 viii 10 (ii A.D.):—Pass., διακρουσθῆναι τῆς τιμωρίας escape from punishment, D.24.132.
III. hinder, entangle,ἑαυτὸν διακρούειν ἐν τοῖς πράγμασιPlu.2.80d.
IV. intr., break away, escape, Numen. ap. Eus.PE11.18.
V. Med., put aside for oneself, conceal, embezzle,χόρτονPSI4.354.7 (iii B.C.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 33
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 186
    • Demosthenes, Against Timocrates, 132
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 128
    • Demosthenes, Against Phormio, 13
    • Demosthenes, Against Nausimachus and Xenopeithes, 12
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.168
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 4.17.1
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 179d
    • Plutarch, Nicias, 6
    • Lucian, De parasito sive artem esse parasiticam, 4
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 3.3
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