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μετεωρ-ίζω ,
A.raise to a height, “τὸ ἔρυμαTh.4.90; τὸ ἐμβριθὲς ἄγειν ἄνω -ίζου<*>α Pl.Phdr.246d; τὰ σκέλη lift the legs, X.Eq.10.4; ἑαυτόν ib.11.7, cf. Cyn.10.13; of a dolphin, δελφινίσκον μ. τῷ νώτῳ lifts or buoys it up on his back, Arist. HA631a18, cf. 602b27; τοὺς πόδας μ., of quadrupeds, Id.IA711b19; τὸ πνεῦμα μ. cause one to pant (cf. “μετάρσιος111), Id.Pr.885a33; ναῦν μ. εἰς τὸ πέλαγος put it out to sea, Philostr.VA6.12 (also abs., “πλεῖν -ίζουσα ἐς τὸ πέλαγοςId.Her.8.3):—Med., τοὺς δελφῖνας μετεωρίζου heave up your dolphins (v. “δελφίς11), Ar.Eq.762:—Pass., to be raised up, Pl.Ti.63c; to be suspended, “σχοινίοιςPOxy.904.6 (v A.D.); of smoke or dust, rise, X.Cyr.6.3.5; of wind, Ar.Nu.404; of water vapour, Hp.Aër.8, Arist.Mete.346b28, al.; of ships, μετεωρισθεὶς ἐν τῷ πελάγει keeping out on the high sea, Th.8.16; rise up, as from bed, Hp.Fract.15; of wind rising from the stomach, Id.Coac.613; μετεωριζόμενος suffering from flatulence, Id.Epid.4.41.
2. intr., attain considerable height, Thphr.HP4.2.4.
II. metaph., buoy up, elevate, esp. with false hopes, “μ. καὶ φυσήσας ὑμᾶςD.13.12, cf. Hegem. ap.Ath.15.698d, Plb.25.3.4; “τοὺς Ἀθηναίους δι᾽ ἐπιστολῶνPosidon. 36 J.; “παραθαρρύνας καὶ μετεωρίσαςPlu.Dem.18; unsettle a man's mind, Plb.5.70.10:—Pass., to be elevated, “ὑπὸ λόγων νοῦς -ίζεταιAr. Av.1447; “μετεωρισθεὶς καὶ περιχαρὴς γενόμενος ἐπί τινιPlb.3.70.1; “μεμετεωρισμένοι ταῖς νίκαιςD.S.11.32; also, to be anxious, POxy. 1679.16 (iii A.D.), perh. in this sense Ev.Luc.12.29.
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