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διαστρέφω ,
A.turn different ways, twist about, τὰ σώματα, as in the dance, X.Smp.7.3; δ. τὸ πρόσωπον to distort it, Plu.2.535a:—mostly Pass., to be distorted or twisted, of the eyes, limbs, etc., Hp.Aph.4.49; “ ῥὶς δ.Id.Art.38; “μέλη διεστραμμέναPl.Grg.524c; to be warped,τὰ διεστραμμένα τῶν ξύλωνArist.EN1109b6: also of persons, to have one's eyes distorted, or to have one's neck twisted (Scholl. give both interprr.), “εὐδαιμονίζω δ᾽ εἰ διαστραφήσομαι;Ar.Eq.175; so “ἀπολαύσομαί τί γ᾽ εἰ δ.Id.Av.177; of the eyes, “διεστράφην ἰδώνId.Ach.15; “τὰ ὄμματα διαστρέφεσθαιArist.Pr.960a13; without ὄμματα, ib.9, cf. 957b7; διεστραμμένος, opp. τυφλός, Eup.276.3; διεστρ. τοὺς πόδας with the feet twisted, Paus.5.18.1, cf. Arist.Pr.896b5: of torture, “τῇ κλίμακι διαστρέφονταιCom.Adesp.422; διεστράφησαν τὸν στόμαχον had their stomachs turned, Jul.Or.6.190d.
II. turn aside, divert,ἴχνος τὸ πρόσθεν φρενῶνA.Supp.1017.
III. sens. obsc., = βινεῖν, Eup.7 D.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 1017
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 177
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 175
    • Demosthenes, Exordia, 46.2
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 5.18.1
    • Plato, Gorgias, 524c
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 7.3
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 15
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 4.49
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 38
    • Old Testament, Deuteronomy, 32.5
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