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εἰρων-εύομαι ,
A.feign ignorance, so as to perplex, Arist. Rh.1379b31; “πρός τιναPl.Cra.384a; “πρὸς ὑμᾶς αὐτούςDin.2.11; banter, Arist.Pol.1275b27: generally, dissemble, shuffle, Ar.Av.1211, Pl.Ap.38a, D.60.18.
2. employ understatement, Polystr.p.15 W.
II. trans., treat with sarcasm, “τινάHim.Ecl.1.13.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 1211
    • Demosthenes, Funeral Speech, 18
    • Plato, Apology, 38a
    • Plato, Cratylus, 384a
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