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ἐμπλέκ-ω , Ep. ἐνιπλέκω , pf.
A.ἐμπέπλεχαHp. Oss. 17, “ἐμπέπλεκαCall.Iamb.1.352, v.l. in Hp.l.c.: fut. Pass. “ἐμπλα^κήσομαιLXXPr.28.18:—plait or weave in, entwine, χεῖρα . entwine one's hand in another's clothes, so as to hold him, E.Or.262; εἰς ἀρκυστάταν μηχανὰν ἐμπλέκειν παῖδα ib. 1421 (lyr.); τῇ καλλίστῃ τέχνῃ τοὔνομα . connect the name with . ., Pl.Phdr.244c; “ποιηταὶ τοιαῦτα ἐμπλέκοντες καὶ συγκυκῶντεςId.Lg.669d; “. τὴν ἡδονὴν εἰς τὴν εὐδαιμονίανArist.EN1153b15; ποίῃ ἐνιπλέξω σε (sc. ἀοιδῇ); Call.Del.29; “. τινὰ εἰς φιλίαν τινόςPlb.27.7.11 :—Pass., to be entangled in a thing, “πλεκταῖσιν αἰώραισιν ἐμπεπλεγμένηνS.OT1264; “ἡνίαισιν ἐμπλακείςE.Hipp.1236; “ἐν δεσμοῖσιν ἐμπεπλεγμένηAr.Th.1032; “εἰς δίκτυον ἄτης ἐμπλεχθήσεσθεA.Pr.1079: metaph., to be involved, ἐν πόνοις, ἐν κακοῖς ἐμπλακῆναι, Pl.Lg.814e, Isoc.8.112; “εἰς ἀσχολίας βαθυτέρας τῶν ἐγκυκλίωνEpicur.Ep.1p.35U.; “εἰς τὰ κατὰ τὴν ΣικελίανPlb.1.17.3; form a connexion with, “ἔθνειId.24.6.1; “γυναικὶ ἐμπλακείςD.S. 19.2; εἴς τινα Vett. Val.118.4; of troops, to be incorporated with hoplites, Ascl. Tact.6.1; but also “ἐμπλεκέντες τινίhaving had a scuffle with . ., PTeb.39.17 (ii B.C.).
2. metaph., weave by subtle art, “. αἰνίγματαA.Pr.610; “. πλοκάςE.IA936.
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