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ἐξοχ-ή , , (ἐξέχω)
A.prominence,. κεράτωνelevated nature, Arist.PA 663a8; “πέτραςLXXJb.39.28; ζῴων ἐξοχαί embossed figures on shields, D.S.5.30; “εἰσοχαὶ καὶ .S.E.P.1.120, cf. Cael.409.13; wart, Dsc.2.104; “. ἀκανθώδειςId.3.16; also, = ἐξοχάδες, ib.80; extremities of animals, J.AJ3.10.3.
II. metaph., pre-eminence,.in nullo est, Cic.Att.4.15.7; “ἀπεργάσασθαι τὴν .Longin.10.3; δι᾽ ἐξοχὴν μορφῆς Hierocl.p.55 A.; “κατ᾽ ἐξοχήνpar excellence, Str.1.2.10, Ph.1.65, A.D.Synt.26.15, OGI764.52 (ii B.C.), etc.; οἱ κατ᾽ ἐξοχὴν τῆς πόλεως leading men, Act.Ap.25.23.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 4.15.7
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 3.10.3
    • Strabo, Geography, 1.2.10
    • New Testament, Acts, 25.23
    • Old Testament, Job, 39.28
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 5.30
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