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δια-σείω ,
A.shake violently, Hp.Morb.1.6, dub. in Arist.Ath.64.2; “τι εἰς ἀταξίανPl.Ti. 85e, cf. 88a; “τὴν κεφαλήνPlu.2.435c: c. dat., “δ. τοῖν χεροῖνAeschin. Socr.50; δ. τῇ οὐρᾷ to keep wagging the tail, X.Cyn.6.15:—Med., shake people off, shake oneself free, D.H.1.56.
2. confound, throw into confusion,τὰ τῶν Ἀθηναίων φρονήματαHdt.6.109; “τοὺς ἀκούονταςPlb.18.45.2; intimidate, oppress, Id.10.26.4, cf. OGI519.14 (Pass.); browbeat, PTaur.1viii13(ii B.C.); extort money by intimidation from a person, PPar.15.37(ii B.C.), Ev.Luc.3.14, etc.: c. gen., PTeb.41.10 (ii B.C.):—Pass., POxy.284.5(i A. D.).
3. of political affairs, throw into confusion, Plu.Cic.10.
4. stir up, in Pass., Dam.Pr.29.
5. sound, take the measure of, Plu.2.580d,704d.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aristotle, Constitution of the Athenians, 64.2
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.109
    • New Testament, Luke, 3.14
    • Plato, Timaeus, 88a
    • Plato, Timaeus, 85e
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 6.15
    • Polybius, Histories, 10.26.4
    • Polybius, Histories, 18.45.2
    • Plutarch, Cicero, 10
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 1.56
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