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μι^α^ρός , ά, όν, (μιαίνω)
2. defiled with blood, “ΚιθαιρώνE.Ba.1384 (anap.); μ. ἡμέραι certain days in the month Anthesterion, on which expiatory libations (χοαί) were offered to the dead, Hsch.; at Rome, ἡμέρα μ., = dies nefastus, D.C.51.19; μιαρά, τά, actions resulting in ritual impurity, Berl.Sitzb.1927.157 (Cyrene).
4. in moral sense, abominable, foul, “ μ. ἦθοςS.Ant.746; repulsive to the moral sense, Arist.Po.1452b36, al.: freq. in Ar. as a term of reproach, blackguard, “μ. κεφαλήAch. 285, cf. 282; μιαρώτατος ib.182; μ. φωνή coarse, brutal voice, Eq. 218, cf. S.Tr.987 (anap.); “μιαρώτατος περὶ τὸν δῆμονAr.Eq.831; “μ. τε καὶ ὀλιγαρχικούςPl.R.562d. Adv. -“ρῶςAr.Eq.800; “οὕτω φανερῶς καὶ μ.D.21.69.
5. μιαρέ you rogue, in a coaxing sense, Pl. Phdr.236e, al.
7. physically ugly, “γυναῖκα ὀφθῆναι μ.X.Eph.3.12.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (19):
    • Antiphon, First Tetralogy, 1.10
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 218
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 800
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 831
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1452b.36
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 69
    • Euripides, Bacchae, 1384
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.47
    • Homer, Iliad, 24.420
    • Plato, Laws, 716e
    • Plato, Republic, 562d
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 236e
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 746
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 987
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 182
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 282
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 285
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 51.19
    • Xenophon of Ephesus, Ephesiaca, 3.12
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