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ἐκ-ρήγνυ_μι , fut. -
A.ρήξωS.Aj.775 :—break off, snap asunder,νευρὴν δ᾽ ἐξέρρηξε νεόστροφονIl.15.469: c. gen., ὕδωρ ἐξέρρηξεν ὁδοῖο the water broke off a piece of the road, 23.421:—Pass., break, snap asunder, of bows, “εἰ τὸν πάντα χρόνον ἐντεταμένα εἴη, ἐκραγείη ἂν [τὰ τόξα]Hdt.2.173 ; of clothes, to be rent asunder, cj. in Chaerem.14.9.
II. c. acc. cogn., let break forth, break out with,νεφέλη ὄμβρον ἐκρήξειPlu.Fab.12 ; “. ὀργήνLuc.Cal.23 :—Pass., break out, of an ulcer, Hdt.3.133 ; burst, of an abscess, Hp.Aph.4.82 ; “ἔνθεν ἐκραγήσονται.. ποταμοὶ πυρόςA.Pr.369 ; of a quarrel, ἐξερράγη ἐς τὸ μέσον broke out in public, Hdt.8.74 ; of persons, break out into passionate words,ἐκραγῆναι ἔς τιναId.6.129, cf. Th.8.84 : pf.“ἐξερρωγέναιthrow aside restraint, become dissolute, Procop.Arc.1.
III. sts. intr. in Act., οὔ ποτ᾽ ἐκρήξει μάχη S.l.c.; “ἐκρήξας ἄνεμοςArist.Mete.366b32 : pf. part. ἐξερρωγώς precipitous,ὄρηJ.AJ14.15.5.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 369
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.129
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.173
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.133
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.74
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.421
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 14.15.5
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 775
    • Thucydides, Histories, 8.84
    • Homer, Iliad, 15.469
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 4.82
    • Plutarch, Fabius Maximus, 12
    • Lucian, Calumniae non temere credundum, 23
    • Procopius, Historia Arcana (Anecdota), 1
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