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εὐφημ-ία , ,
A.use of words of good omen, opp. δυσφημία:
II. in positive sense, auspiciousness, λόγων εὐ. E.IA608, Aeschin.1.169; “πᾶσαν εὐ. παρειχόμηνD.Ep.2.19; esp. a fair or honourable name for a bad thing, euphemism (as Εὐμενίδες, εὐφρόνη, etc.), “δι᾽ εὐφημίαςPl.Lg.736a; “εὐφημίας ἕνεκαAeschin.3.92, cf. Plu.2.449a.
III. prayer and praise, worship, offered to the gods, E.IA1469; = εὐχή, Pl.Alc.2.149b; “εὐξάμενον μετ᾽ εὐφημίαςDin.2.14: pl., Pi.P. 10.35.
2. honour, good repute enjoyed by men, Phld.Ind.Sto. 16,20; ἀθάνατος εὐ. D.S1.2; opp. δυσφημία, 2 Ep.Cor.6.8; ἀδιάλειπτος Plu.2.121e; ὕστερον εὐ. D.Chr.31.20; τὴν παρὰ πᾶσιν ἀγαθὴν εὐ.good repute, IG12(5).860.39 (Tenos, i B. C.); ἐκ τῶν ξένων εὐ. OGI 339.30 (Sestos, ii B. C.); panegyric, Jul.Or.3.106a, Lib.Or.62.3; εὐ. σου, as a form of address, PLond.3.891.9 (iv A. D.); αἱ εὐ. plaudits, acclamations in a local senate, POxy.2110.2 (iv A. D.).
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