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ἐπί-σχεσις , εως, , (ἐπέχω)
A.checking, stoppage, ἐξ ἐπισχέσιος after an abatement of fever, Hp.Epid.1.7 ; “ἐπισχέσεις γενέσεωςPl.Lg.740d ; “πνεύματοςArist.Pr.962a1 ; “ἀναπνοῆςGal.7.175 ; “τῆς φωνῆςPlu.Demetr.38 ; “πολέμουId.Alc.18 ; “τῶν ἀδικούντωνArr.Epict.2.20.23.
2. delay, reluctance,ἐπεὶ οὔ τις ἐπίσχεσις οὐδ᾽ ἐλεητύςOd.17.451 ; ἐν τῇ Οἰνόῃ . delay or lingering there, Th.2.18, cf. PCair.Zen.283.5 (iii B.C.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Homer, Odyssey, 17.451
    • Plato, Laws, 740d
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.18
    • Plutarch, Alcibiades, 18
    • Plutarch, Demetrius, 38
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