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ἐξημερ-όω ,
A.tame or reclaim entirely, χῶρον [ἀκανθώδη] Hdt.1.126; . γαῖαν free the land from wild beasts, etc., E.HF20,852; reclaim wild plants, “κοτίνους εἰς σνκᾶς .Plu.Fab.20, cf. Thphr.HP2.2.12 (Pass.), al.: metaph., soften, humanize,τὸ τῆς ψυχῆς ἀτέραμνονPlb.4. 21.4; “διανοίαςPh.2.402; “τὰς τῶν ἠθῶν καὶ παθῶν ὕλαςLXX 4 Ma.1.29; “αὑτὸν διὰ παιδείαςPlu.Num.3; “τὴν νῆσον ἐξηγριωμένην ὑπὸ κακῶν . . ἐξημέρωσεId.Tim.35, cf. Parth.20.1; ἐξημερωμένη ἐν τοῖς νῦν χρόνοις ἀναστροφή our present civilized life, Phld.Sto.339.19.
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    • Euripides, Heracles, 20
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    • Plutarch, Fabius Maximus, 20
    • Plutarch, Timoleon, 35
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    • Parthenius, Narrationes Amatoriae, 20.1
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