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ὀχλ-έω , (ὄχλος)
A.move, disturb, ψηφῖδες ἅπασαι ὀχλεῦνται all the pebbles are rolled or swept away by the water, Il.21.261.
II. generally, trouble, importune, c. acc., Hdt.5.41; “ὀχλεῖς μάτην μεA.Pr.1001; disturb citizens by false alarms, Aen. Tact.6.1: abs., to be troublesome or irksome, Hp.Epid.2.1.3, S.OT446, OGI262.22 (Baetocaece); . πρὸς αὐγάς impede the sight, Hp.Prorrh.1.147 = Coac.191 (v.l.): freq. in Pap., POxy.269 ii 4 (i A. D.), etc.:—Pass., to be troubled, “ὑπέρ τινοςArist.EN1167a10, cf. 1171b19; “ἀσθενείᾳ σώματοςPlb.Fr.188; “ὑπὸ ὑδέρουHippiatr.38; “τὴν ἀκοήνPhld.Po.2.18; cf. ἐνοχλέω: later c. inf., μὴ ὀχλοῦ δὲ πέμπειν τι ἡμῖν don't trouble to . . , POxy.1481.6 (ii A. D.).
III. in Pass., to be crowded, “ὁδὸς . . ἥτις οὐ πολὺ ὀχλεῖταιCeb.15 (nisi πολυοχλεῖται leg.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 1001
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 6.1
    • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1167a.10
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.41
    • Homer, Iliad, 21.261
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 446
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