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δωρο-δοκέω ,
A.accept as a present, esp. take as a bribe, “ἀργύριον πολλόνHdt.6.72; “χρυσόνPl. R.590a; “κατὰ πεντήκοντα τάλανταAr.V.669.
2. abs., take bribes, Hdt.6.82, D.18.45, etc.; “ἐπί τινιLys.21.22, D.18.49.
II. c. acc. pers. (only in later Gr., for δωροδοκοῦσιν is f.l. in Ar.V.675 and δωροδοκοῦντας (abs.) is interpol. in D.9.45), corrupt by bribes, D.S.13.64, Arr.Epict.4.1.148, Luc.Pisc.9, etc.
2. simply, bestow gifts, AP9.335 (Leon.): c. acc., ib.12.204 (Strat.).
III. Pass., of persons, to have a bribe given one, Cratin.128, cf. Plb.6.56.2, D.H.4.55 (as v.l.); also ταῦθ᾽ ἁπλῶς δεδωροδόκηται this has been accomplished by bribery, D.19.329 (v.l. -ηνται; τὰ περὶ τὴν Εὔβοιαν δωροδοκηθέντα the bribery in the matter of Euboea, Aeschin.3.221; “τὸ δεδωροδοκημένον χρυσίονDin.1.66.
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    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 221
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 669
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 675
    • Demosthenes, Philippic 3, 45
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 45
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 49
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 329
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 13.64
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.72
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.82
    • Lysias, Defence against a Charge of Taking Bribes, 22
    • Plato, Republic, 590a
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.56.2
    • Lucian, Piscator, 9
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 4.55
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