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ἐλεγκ-τικός , ή, όν,
A.fond of cross-questioning or examining, Pl.Sph.216b, etc.; . ἐκεῖνος that cross-questioner, Id.Tht.200a; fond of reproving, critical, “τῶν ἁμαρτανομένωνArist.Rh.1381a31, cf. Longin.4.1 (Sup.); “. βίοςJul. Or.6.191a. Adv. “-κῶςX.Smp.4.2, etc.: Sup., Luc.Demon.55.
2. refutative, of indirect modes of proof such as the reductio ad absurdum, “ἐνθυμήματαArist.Rh.1396b25. Adv. “-κῶς Metaph.272.32.
3. -κά, τά, means of detecting, “πάθουςAlex.Trall. 1.15.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Plato, Sophist, 216b
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 200a
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 4.2
    • Lucian, Demonax, 55
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