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γλίσχρος , α, ον,
A.sticky, Hp.VC14; “γῆThphr.6.5.4; joined with λιπαρός, Pl.Ti.82d, 84a; “γ. τὸ σίαλονPherecr.69.3; of oil, Arist.Mete. 383b34; opp. ψαθυρός (q. v.), ib.385a17; tough, “ξύλονThphr.3.17.5.
II. metaph.,
1. sticking close, importunate, “γ. προσαιτῶν λιπαρῶν τεAr.Ach.452: metaph., clinging, “γ. ὁλκὴ τῆς ὁμοιότητοςPl.Cra.435c. Adv. “-ρως, ἐπιθυμεῖνId.Cri.53e; εἰκάζειν make a close comparison, Id.R.488a, cf Cra.414c: Sup. “-ότατα, σαρκάζοντεςAr. Pax482.
3. of things, mean, shabby, of buildings, D.23.208; “γ. δεῖπνονPlu.Lyc.17; of land, poor, Id.Flam.4; “γ. τέχναιLuc.Fug.13; “Χρύσιππος πολλαχοῦ γ. ἐστίνPlu.2.31e.
4. Adv. -ρως, of painting, carefully, with elaborate detail, Philostr.Im.2.12 and 28. (Cf. γλοιός.)
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    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 452
    • Aristophanes, Peace, 482
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristocrates, 208
    • Demosthenes, Against Pantaenetus, 38
    • Plato, Republic, 488a
    • Plato, Republic, 553c
    • Plato, Crito, 53e
    • Plato, Cratylus, 414c
    • Plato, Cratylus, 435c
    • Plato, Timaeus, 84a
    • Plato, Timaeus, 82d
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 8.3.37
    • Hippocrates, De capitis vulneribus, 14
    • Plutarch, Titus Flamininus, 4
    • Plutarch, Lycurgus, 17
    • Lucian, Fugitivi, 13
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