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ἐπεμ-βάλλω ,
A.put on,πῶμα πίθοιοHes.Op.98; “στόμι᾽ . ἐμοίE. IT935; γιγνώσκοντι . heap words on one who already knows, Arist. Rh.1406a34.
2. throw down upon, δόμους ἐπεμβαλῶ will throw them on [the inmates], E.HF864: c. acc. loci, ὄχθον ὡς ἐπεμβάλῃ that she may dash [her] upon it (dub. constr.), Id.IT290.
3. intercalate, Hdt.2.4; insert, Pl.Cra.399a; πολλὰ ἐπὶ τὰ πρῶτα ὀνόματα ib. 414d; of parentheses, Hermog.Id.1.12 (Pass.), cf. 1.4, al.; of ingredients in a salad, Gal.6.539: metaph., γῆς σωτῆρα σαυτὸν τῷδ᾽ ἐπεμβάλλεις λόγῳ by this story thou foistest thyself in, intrudest thyself, as saviour of the land, S.OC463: in Inscrr. on grave-stones, put in another corpse, IGRom.4.1284, al. (Thyatira):—Med., make fresh additions, of sculptors, Pl.Plt.277a:—Pass., of fruit-trees, to be engrafted, Ath.14.653d; cf. ἐπεμβολάς.
4. thrust on, X.Cyn.10.11.
II. intr., flow in besides, of rivers, Id.HG4.2.11.
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