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ἐκτρα^χηλ-ίζω , Att. fut. -ιῶ, prop. of a horse,
A.throw the rider over its head, X.Cyr.1.4.8, Plu.2.58f: generally, break a person's neck, Ar. Lys.705; overturn, “τὰ ὄρηTab.Defix.Aud.271.26 (Hadrumetum, iii A.D.); “κλίμακαςPh.Bel.85.38:—Pass., break one's neck, Ar.Nu.1501, Pl.70, Luc.Merc.Cond.42.
2. metaph., ruin, pervert, D.9.51, Luc. Rh.Pr.10, Alciphr.3.40, Porph.Abst.1.42; “εἰς ὑπερηφανίαν EN523.20:—Pass., “εἰς ἀτόπους πράξειςPh.Fr.102 H.
II. metaph., cause to lose control of one's language, “. τινὰς αἱ τραγψδίαιHermog. Id.1.6.
III. behead, Gloss.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 70
    • Demosthenes, Philippic 3, 51
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.4.8
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 1501
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 705
    • Lucian, De mercede, 42
    • Lucian, Rhetorum praeceptor, 10
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