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ἐπισκι^-άζω ,
A.throw a shade upon, overshadow, “τῇ [πτέρυγι] τὴν ἈσίηνHdt.1.209. cf. Arist.GA780a30, Thphr.CP2.18.3, Ev.Matt.17.5: c.dat., Thphr.Sens.79, Ev.Marc.9.7:—Pass., Ph.1.262, al.; opp. φωτίζειν, S.E.P.1.141:—Med., -σκιάζεσθαι τὸν ἥλιον to ward off the sun's rays, Gp.5.29.3: metaph., conceal, obscure, ἀλήθειαν πλάσμασιμυθικοῖςPh.1.41, etc.; τὰ δεινὰ ἑτέροις ὀνόμασιν . Junc. ap. Stob.4.50.95; τὴν θωπείαν, τὸν βίον, Luc.Hist.Conscr.11, v.l. in Cal.1:—Pass., “τῇ εὐγενείαHdn.2.10.3; λαθραῖον ὄμμ᾽ ἐπεσκιασμένη keeping a hidden watch, S.Tr.914.
2.. darken, obscure, Ph.2.223 (Pass.): metaph., “ἀφροσύνη . ψυχήνId.1.685, al.
4.. Pass., to be weak-sighted, Vett.Val.111.1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.209
    • New Testament, Luke, 1.35
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 914
    • New Testament, Mark, 9.7
    • New Testament, Matthew, 17.5
    • Lucian, Calumniae non temere credundum, 1
    • Lucian, Quomodo historia conscribenda sit, 11
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