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κατα-ψύχω [υ_],, chill, “ὕδωρ κ. τὴν ξηρὰν ἀναθυμίασινArist.Mete.361a2, cf. 368b34; “ φόβος καταψύχειId.PA650b28, cf. Pr.954b13, al.; αἱ ἄτομοι . . κατέψυξαν [τὸ σῶμα] Epicur.Fr.60:—Pass., fut. -“ψυ^γήσομαιVett.Val. 73.21: pf. -έψυγμαι: aor. -εψύχθην, also -εψύγην [υ^] Arist.Pr.897a22:—to be chilled, become cold, Hp.Aph.4.40, Arist.HA531b31, etc.; of persons, κατεψυγμένοι, opp. θερμοί, Id.Rh.1389b30.
2. metaph., οὐ -έψυξαν τὴν ὁρμήν did not allow their ardour to cool, J.BJ1.2.7:— Pass., “κατέψυκτο τὸ πρακτικόνPlu.Pomp.46, cf.Critodem. in Cat.Cod. Astr.8(1).259, Vett.Val.l.c.
3. cool, refresh, “καταψύχει πνοήA. Fr.127.
II. dry land after irrigation, PCair.Zen.155 (iii B.C.):— Pass., of a country, χώρα κατεψυγμένη dried or parched up, D.S.1.7, cf. Plu.Pomp.31.
III. intr., cool down, of persons, LXX Ge.18.4.
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    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 1.2.7
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    • Old Testament, Genesis, 18.4
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