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εὔφορος , ον, (φέρω)
A.well or patiently borne, “πόνοιPi.N.10.24.
2. easy to bear or wear, manageable, light, “ὅπλαX.Cyr.2.3.14 (Sup.); “δόρυId.Eq.7.8 (Sup.); “ἔκπωμαCritias Fr.34 D.(Sup.); “σφενδόνηLuc. Dom.7; ductile, of clay, Ph.1.418 (Sup.); of wines, -“ώτατοι κεφαλῇ καὶ πέψεσινRuf. ap. Orib.6.38.15.
3. easily borne, spreading rapidly, of diseases, Luc.Abd.27; of persons, “εὔ. πρὸς ἡδονὰς λόγωνLongin.44.1.
II. of the body, active, vigorous, healthy, Phoc.3.4; “εὔ. ἔχειν τὸ σῶμαArist.HA575a33; but, capable of graceful movement, in dancing, -“ώτερον τὸ σῶμα ἕξεινX.Smp.2.16.
2. able to endure, patient: in Adv. -ρως, τλῆναιS.Ph.872; “ὀχεῖνDemocr.173: Comp. -ώτερον, φέρεινHp.Fract.18: Sup. -ώτατα, φέρεινAph.1.13; “τὰ κρύη καὶ τοὺς χειμῶνας εὐ. ἔχεινPlu.2.651c.
3. of animals and plants, productive, fertile, Arist.HA538a1, Thphr.CP1.17.10; “χώραPh.2.297 (Sup.); “ἀγρόςPlu.2.59a: c. gen., “ὀπωραςHdn.1.6.1; “πυρετῶνGal.7.334: metaph., “εὔ. γνῶσιςPhld.Hom.p.62 O.(dub.); πόλις εὔ. πρὸς ἀνδρῶν ἀρετήν rich in manly virtue, D.H.Rh.3.3.
4. easily able to do, c. inf., Aret.SD1.2.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 872
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 2.3.14
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 7.8
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 2.16
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 69
    • Hippocrates, De morbis popularibus, 1.3
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 1.13
    • Hippocrates, De fracturis, 18
    • Aretaeus, De curatione acutorum morborum libri duo, 1.4
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 1.2
    • Lucian, De Domo, 7
    • Lucian, Abdicatus, 27
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 1.25.5
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