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κατακλάω (B) [α^], impf.
A.κατέκλωνIl.20.227, Hdt.9.62: aor. 1 “-έκλα^σαPl.Phd.117d:—Pass., pf. and aor. (v. infr.):—break short, snap off, ἐπ᾽ ἀνθερίκων καρπὸν θέον οὐδὲ κατέκλων Il.l.c.; “κατεκλάσθη δ᾽ ἐνὶ καυλῷ ἔγχος13.608; “τὰ δόρατα κατέκλωνHdt. l.c., cf. Pi.P.5.34; “φυτευτήρια ἐλαῶνD.53.15; κατὰ δ᾽ αὐχένα νέρθ᾽ ἐπὶ γαίης κλάσσε bowed it down, Theoc.25.146; κ. τὸν ὀφθαλμόν ogle, Phryn.PSp.79 B.; but ὄμματα κατακεκλασμένα eyes with drooping lids, Arist.Phgn. 808a8; “τὸ σῶμα . . -κέκλασταιhas been crushed, PMasp.77.12 (vi A.D.).
2. Pass., κατακεκλασμένος reduced by fever, Hp.Coac.510: metaph., of character, to become enfeebled, degenerate, Aristeas 149: in pf. part. Pass., enervated, effeminate, of men, Com.Adesp.339.2; γραφαὶ κ. D.H.Comp.18:—Act., κ. ἑαυτόν, of an effeminate dancer, Luc.Symp.18, Salt.27.
III. Pass., of light, to be refracted, opp. ἀνακλᾶσθαι (to be reflected), “ὄψεως -κλωμένηςPlacit.3.18.1; of sound, αἱ κατακλώμεναι φωναὶ μετὰ φαρμακείην broken, feeble voice, Hp. Coac.246.
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    • Demosthenes, Against Nicostratus, 15
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 766
    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.62
    • Homer, Iliad, 20.227
    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.256
    • Plato, Phaedo, 117d
    • Homer, Odyssey, 10.198
    • Homer, Odyssey, 4.538
    • Plutarch, Timoleon, 7
    • Plutarch, Fabius Maximus, 11
    • Lucian, Symposium, 18
    • Lucian, De saltatione, 27
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 18
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