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καταφερ-ής , ές,
A.going down, εὖτ᾽ ἂν κ. γίνηται ἥλιος when the sun is near setting, Hdt.2.63; of ground, sloping, X. Cyn.10.9, PLille 1v1 (iii B.C.); κ. ἐπί τι inclined towards . . , Hp.Art. 57; πρός τι, opp. εὐθεῖα, ib.75; κ. φυγή downhill, Plb.2.68.7; κ. κοιλία, of diarrhoea, Dieuch. ap. Orib.4.7.21: metaph., headlong, rapid, “ῥύσις τῆς λέξεωςD.H.Dem.40.
II. inclined, prone, esp. to sen- sual pleasures, εἰς λίθων βολάς prob. in Phld.Ir.p.31 W.; πρὸς οἶνον, πρὸς τἀφροδίσια, Plu.Alex.23, Ath.13.589d: abs., lecherous, D.L.4.40, Sor.1.38 (Comp.), Phot. s.v. μύραινα: freq. written κατωφερής (q. v.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.63
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 10.9
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.68.7
    • Plutarch, Alexander, 23
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 57
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 75
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Demosthene, 40
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