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δυ^σωπ-έω , aor.
A.ἐδυσώπησαLuc.Asin.38: (ὄψ):—put out of countenance, abash, “τινάPh.1.291, Plu.2.418e, Luc. l.c., S.E.P.3.66, etc.; “οὐδὲν αὐτὴν ἐδυσώπειX.Eph.4.5: c. acc. inf., shame a person with doing a thing, J.BJ1.6.5, al.: esp. of importunate persons, δ. τινὰ δεήσει ib.3.8.6; so, entreat, “ἥκειν ὑμᾶς καὶ παρακαλῶ καὶ δ.Hld.10.2: abs., to be importunate, “αἰσχυνόμενοι ἀντιλέγειν τοῖς ἀγνωμόνως δυσωποῦσιν ὕστερον δυσωποῦνται τοὺς δικαίως ἐγκαλοῦνταςPlu.2.532d:—Pass., θεὸν εἶναι τὴν ἠχὼ δυσωποῦμαι I am constrained to believe that, Jul.Ep.189, cf. Marcellin.Puls.23; to be susceptible to importunity, “τὴν ὑπὸ τῶν ἀναισχύντως λιπαρούντων ἧτταν, ἣν ἔνιοι δυσωπεῖσθαι καλοῦσινPlu.Brut.6; δυσωπεῖν τὴν ὄψιν to disgust, Id.Lyc. 9; alarm, “πάθος δ. τινάProcop.Arc.2.
II. in early writers only Pass., impf. “ἐδυσωπούμηνPl.Phdr.242c:—to be put out of countenance, abs., Id.Plt.285b, etc.; “πρὸς ἀλλήλουςId.Lg.933a; δ. μή . . Id.Phdr. l.c.; “τινίPlb.20.12.6; “ἐπί τινιPh.1.639; εἰ . . Id.2.423; “περί τινοςPhld.Rh.1.297 S.; of animals, to be shy, timid, X.Mem.2.1.4.
2. c. acc., to be put to shame by, “τὴν ἀρετήν τινοςPlu.Cor.15; “τὴν χάρινLib.Decl.37.19: but more freq. fight shy of, “ὄνομαD.H.Comp.12 (so in Act., look askance at, “δ. καὶ ὑποπτεύω μήποτ᾽ οὐ Λυσίου λόγοςId.Lys.11), cf. Phryn.166; “ὑφορᾶν καὶ δ.Them.Or.26.330b; “διὰ τοὔνομα τὴν μοναρχίανPlu.Sol.14; regard with aversion, “ὄψαAel.Fr.182; disapprove of, Phld.Hom.p.55 O.: c. inf., to be ashamed to do, . . “εἰπεῖνD.Chr.32.7, cf. 36.54; also τὴν ἀντίδοσιν δ. feel ashamed to reply, Jul. Ep.184.
III. Act., to see with difficulty, Luc.Lex.4.
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