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ἐπι[πόλ]-αιος , ον,
A.on the surface, superficial, Hp.Art.69 (Comp.); “ῥίζαDsc.4.184, cf.Thphr. HP3.6.4 (Sup.), al.; “λεπτὸν καὶ . δέρμαArist.Pr.890a13; “τραῦμαLuc.Nav.37.
2.. ὀστέον shallow (of the skull), Hp.VC21; ὀφθαλμοί, i.e. not deep-set, X.Smp.5.5.
3.. metaph., superficial, shallow, commonplace, “παιδείαIsoc.15.190; “. ἡδοναὶ καὶ διατριβαίD.61.56; . “πιθανότηςDsc.Ther.Praef.; -ότατος πυρετός slight fever, Diocl.Fr. 107; . ὕπνος light sleep, Luc.Gall.25; “ἔρωςId.DMeretr.8.2; ἐπιστήμης . . φύσις (compared to a well) “οὐκ . ἀλλὰ πάνυ βαθεῖαPh.1.621.
II.. Adv. -ως on the surface, “τιτρώσκεινJ.BJ3.7.22.
2.. slightly, Hp. Aph.2.28; superficially, Arist.Metaph.987a22: Comp. -οτέρως ib.993b13.
IV.. ἐπιπόλαια χρήματα, = ἔπιπλα, Leg.Gort.5.41, cf. GDI5016.15 (Gortyn).
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