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ἐπιγελάω , fut. -άσομαι [α^] LXXPr.1.26:
A.—laugh approvingly, γέλασανδ᾽ ἐπὶ πάντες ἈχαιοίIl.23.840, cf.Pl.Phd.62a, X.Ap.28, etc.; . χορείαις smile upon, Ar.Th.979(lyr.); “τινὶ σκ ώψαντιThphr.Char.2.4: abs., κύματα ἐπιγελᾷ break with a plashing sound, Arist.Pr.931a35; στόματα ἐπιγελῶντα, of the mouths of rivers, Str.1.4.2(s.v.l.); λόγοι ἐπιγελῶντες pleasant words, Plu.2.27f.
2.. metaph., sparkle on the surface, “ἐπεγέλασέ τις ὕλη τῷ μίγματιHerm. ap. Stob.1.49.44.
II.. = ἐπεγγελάω, LXX Pr.1.26, Gal.6.234, Luc. Bis Acc.5; τῷ δυστυχοῦντι Chiloap.Stob.3.1.172.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 979
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.840
    • Old Testament, Proverbs, 1.26
    • Plato, Phaedo, 62a
    • Xenophon, Apology, 28
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 2.4
    • Strabo, Geography, 1.4.2
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