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γοργός , ή, όν,
A.grim, fierce, terrible, γ. ὄμμ᾽ ἔχων, of Parthenopaeus, A.Th.537; “ὄμμασι γοργόςE.Ph.146 (lyr.); τοῖς κερτομοῦσι γοργὸν ὡς ἀναβλέπει looks fiercely at . . , dub. l. in Id.Supp.322; γοργότεροι ἰδεῖν, ὁρᾶσθαι, terrible to behold, X.Cyr.4.4.3, Smp.1.10; γοργὸν βλέπειν look terrible, Ael.VH2.44; of horses, “γ. ἰδεῖνX.Eq.10.17; “ἵππου γ. βλέμμαPoll.1.192; in Ephebic Inscrr., φίλοι, γοργοί, γνήσιοι, IG3.1079.
2. spirited, vigorous, of persons, Luc.DDeor.7.3, Asin.8; of animals, PRyl.238.9 (iii A. D.); quick, c. inf., “γ. ἐπινοεῖνProcop. Arc.16. Adv. -γῶς, τρέχειν Choerob.Rh.p.247 S.
3. of literary style, vehement, vigorous, v.l. in D.H.Comp.19 (Comp.), Hermog. Id.1.11,2.1 (Comp.). Adv. “-γῶςSyrian. in Metaph.130.6, Eust.1082.5, etc.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 537
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 146
    • Euripides, Suppliants, 322
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 4.4.3
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 10.17
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 1.10
    • Lucian, Dialogi deorum, 7.3
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 19
    • Aelian, Varia Historia, 2.44
    • Procopius, Historia Arcana (Anecdota), 16
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