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εὐμαρ-ής , ές,
A.easy, convenient, most commonly of things, “εὐμάρεα προλέξαιςAlc.Supp.22.7; εὐ. χείρωμα an easy prey, A.Ag. 1326; “δυστυχούντων γ᾽ εὐμαρὴς ἀπαλλαγήId.Supp.339; “ἔνθεσιςPherecr.108.6: Comp., Ph.1.19, Ascl.Tact.7.3; εὔμαρές [ἐστι] c.inf., 'tis easy, Sapph.Supp.5.5, Thgn.845, Simon.125.5, Pi.P.3.115, N.3.21, E.Alc.492; so ἐν εὐμαρεῖ [ἐστι] Id.IA969, Hel.1227, Fr. 382.10; [“Ἡράκλειαν] ἐξ εὐμαροῦς ἔλαβενPhleg.Mir.3.
b. easy to obtain, abundant, cheap, “σῖτοςIG12 (5).714.15 (Andros, iv B.C., Comp.).
2. rarely of persons, bringing ease, “χρόνος γὰρ εὐ. θεόςS.El.179 (lyr.); gentle, Aret.SD1.6: Comp. -έστερος more 'in touch', Hp.Decent.13.
II. Adv. -ρῶς, poet.-ρέως, easily, readily, “πείθομαιB.5.195, cf. A.Fr.366, Pl.Criti.113e, Lg.706b, Luc.Am.53, Sor.1.33, etc.; “τλήσεται εὐ.AP5.245 (Paul. Sil.): Comp. -έστερον Trag.Adesp.383, Hdn.8.7.6: Sup. -έστατα Ph.2.419; “εὐμαρέως τοι χρῆμα θεοὶ δόσαν οὔτε τι δειλὸν οὔτ᾽ ἀγαθόνThgn.463. (From μάρη = χείρ (cf. εὐχερής) Sch.Il.15.137.) [α^, for καταφαγῆμεν εὐμα^ρέα shd. be read in Epich.42.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1326
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 339
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 5.195
    • Euripides, Alcestis, 492
    • Euripides, Helen, 1227
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Aulis, 969
    • Plato, Laws, 706b
    • Plato, Critias, 113e
    • Sophocles, Electra, 179
    • Homer, Iliad, 15.137
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 1.6
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