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δρι_μύς , εῖα, ύ,
A.piercing, sharp, keen,βέλοςIl.11.270: metaph., “δριμεῖα μάχη15.696, Hes.Sc.261; “δ. χόλοςIl.18.322; “μένοςOd.24.319; “ἄχοςHes.Sc.457; “θυμόςA.Ch.391 (lyr.).
II. of things which affect the eyes or taste, keen, pungent, acrid, of smoke, “δριμύτατος καπνῶνAr.V.146; of radish, etc., opp. γλυκύς, X.Mem.1.4.5, cf. Pl.Com.154 (Sup.); “χυμός An.422b13; ὀσμαί ib.421a30; “δριμέσιν ἰητρεύεινwith pungent drugs, Hp.Fract.27; “δ. οἶνοςLuc.Merc.Cond.18. Adv. -έως: Comp. “δριμύτερον, ὄζεινArist.Pr.907a13; “ῥεύματος δριμύτερον γενομένουHp.VM18.
III. metaph., of persons, bitter, fierce,ἀλάστωρA.Ag.1501 (lyr.); “ἄγροικοςAr.Eq.808, etc.; also, keen, shrewd,κρόταλονE.Cyc.104; “ἔντονοι καὶ δ.Pl.Tht.173a; δ. καὶ δικανικός ib. 175d; “δ. ἐν τῷ ἀποκρίνεσθαιArist. Top.156b37; “λόγος δριμύτατοςId.SE182b37 (but λέξις and λόγος δ. of striking turns of phrase, Hermog.Id.1.2, 2.5): neut. as Adv., δριμὺ βλέπειν look bitter, Ar.Ra. 562; but also to look sharply, keenly, Pl.R.519a, Luc.Symp.16; “ἐνορᾶνId.Cat.3, Ael.VH14.22, D.C.59.26:—regul. Adv. δριμέως, Anaxandr.15.3; “ἐρασθῆναιAel.NA7.15; “δριμύτατα ἀλγεῖνId.VH 12.1.
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