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εὔτον-ος , ον, (τείνω)
A.well-strung, vigorous, of men's bodies or limbs, Hp.Aph.3.17, Arist.IA710a31, Luc.Anach.24, AP12.216 (Strat.): Comp., Men. 693; of men, -“ώτεροι τοῖς σώμασιD.S.4.3; τὸ εὔ., = εὐτονία, Pl.Lg. 815a, etc.: esp. in Stoic philos. (cf. τόνος), Chrysipp.Stoic.3.121, 123; of engines, Plb.8.5.2 (Comp.); of the wind, D.S.1.41; of wine, Arist.Mir.832a11; τὸ εὔ., name of an eyesalve, Aët.7.115; “εὔ. πληγήHero Bel.74.12.
b. distended, εὐτόνῳ φλεβί (sens. obsc.) Neophr.(?) Medea in PLit.Lond.77 Fr.2.7.
c. elastic, yielding, -ώτερος χαλκοῦ χρυσός Il.20.259.
2. active, energetic, “πρόνοιαPOxy. 1468.7 (iii A.D.); “προσοχήIamb.Protr.21.κά (Sup.); of persons, -ώτατος εἶναι c. part., OGI315.52 (Pessinus, ii B.C.).
3. of an orator, forcible, “εὔ. τῇ φράσειD.H.Vett.Cens.5.4; τῆς λέξεως τὸ εὔ. ib.3.2, cf. PhId.Po.5.5.
4. Adv. -νως with might and main, vigorously, Ar. Pl.1095, X.Hier.9.6, Arist.Pr.885a6, Ph.1.311, Ev.Luc.23.10: Comp. -ώτερον, τοῦ δέοντος ἀφιᾶσιLuc.Nigr.36.
5. strenuously, Phld. Herc.1251.23, Po.2p.274H.
6. peremptorily, -ώτερον ἐπιστεῖλαι, γράψαι, PLille1.3i14 (iii B.C.), PPetr.2p.22, 3p.132 (cf. p. x) (iii B.C.).
II. of the voice, well-pitched, Arist. GA786b8. (Sts. as v.l. in codd. for ἔντονος, Plb. l.c.; εὔτονος is perh. f.l. for ἔντονον in S. Fr.966.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 1095
    • Homer, Iliad, 20.259
    • New Testament, Luke, 23.10
    • Plato, Laws, 815a
    • Xenophon, Hiero, 9.6
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 966
    • Polybius, Histories, 8.5.2
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 3.17
    • Lucian, Anacharsis, 24
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 1.41
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 4.3
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 3.2
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 5.4
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