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φρι_κ-ώδης , ες,
A.attended with shivering, πνρετὸς φ. a fever with shivering fits, ague, Hp.Epid.1.2, Sor.1.59; “δυσουρία φ.Hp.Aph.3.5; “οἱ φ.those who suffer from such fits, Id.Coac.12, al.; τὸ φ. roughness, unevenness of the skin, as in aguish fits, ib.17, cf. Gal.6.195.
II. that causes shuddering or horror, awful, horrible,ὄψιςAr.Ra.1336 (lyr.); “τὰ δεινὰ καὶ φ.And.1.29; φρικώδη κλύειν horrible to hear, E.Hipp.1202; freq. in later Prose, “δόξαι φ.Phld.Mus. p.50 K.; φ. ἄποψις, θέαμα, Arist.Mir.843a16, Plu.Marc.15, Anon. Oxy. 416.9, Jul.Or.1.31c; “τὸ -έστατον τῶν κακῶν θάνατοςEpicur.Ep.3p.61U.; “-έστατος ὅρκοςPStrassb.48.6 (vi A. D.), etc.: neut. φρικῶδες, as Adv., horribly, E.Hipp.1216.
b. inspiring religious awe, Plu. TG21 (Sup.), Aristid.1.256J. Adv. Sup., ἁγιώτατα καὶ φρικωδέστατα ἔχειν, of the terrors of a court of justice, D.23.74.
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