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ἐπικουφ-ίζω ,
A.lighten a ship by throwing out part of its cargo, Hdt. 8.118 (Pass.): metaph., . τιμὴ τοὺς πόνους τῷ ἄρχοντι lightens his labours, X.Cyr.1.6.25; “τὰς συμφοράςD.23.70; “λειτουργίαςIG14.1078a; “τὴν ταλαιπωρίανJul.adThem.253b: c.gen. rei, relieve of a burden, “μόχθουE.El.72; “τοῦ δέουςD.C.43.18:—Med., ταῖς διὰ τὴν ἀρετὴνἡδοναῖς τὸν πόνον -ίζομαιLXX 4 Ma.9.31.
2.. metaph., lift up, encourage, “ἐλπίσιId.Cyr.7.1.18.
b.. . νόον ἀνδρός puff up, in bad sense, Thgn.629.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristocrates, 70
    • Euripides, Electra, 72
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.118
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 1411
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.6.25
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 7.1.18
    • Xenophon, Economics, 17.13
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 43.18
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