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παράβολος , poet. παραίβ- , ον, (παραβάλλω):
I. (parox.) with a side-meaning, deceitful, “παραιβόλα κερτομέουσινh.Merc.56.
II. exposing oneself or what belongs to one: hence,
2. of things and actions, hazardous, perilous, “ἔργονHdt.9.45; “π. καὶ χαλεπὸν πρᾶγμαIsoc.6.49; “π. λόγος ἴσως ἔστ᾽Men.Sam.113; “π. καὶ καλὰ ἔργαPlb.18.53.1; “-ώτερον ἀγώνισμαId.1.58.1; “πρᾶξις ἀνέλπιστος καὶ -ωτάτηD.S.20.3; “ τόλμα καὶ τὸ π.Plb.3.61.6; “π. θρασύτηςPlu. Num.8; “θρασὺ καὶ π.Cat.Cod.Astr.1.164.13 (-βουλον cod.); also π. ὁδοί, τόποι, dangerous roads, etc., Heraclit.Incred.21, Plb.5.14.9; τὰ π. bold metaphors, Longin.32.4; “τὸ π. τῆς ζητήσεωςSimp. in Cael. 481.19.
III. παράβολον, τό, as law-term, deposit made in lodging an appeal, Arist. Fr.456, v.l. in Oec.1348b13; Dor. πάρβολον , prob. in Foed.Delph. Pell.4A10, IG12(3).254.25 (Anaphe).
2. border along the edge of a garment, ib.22.1514.41.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 192
    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.45
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 4 to Hermes, 56
    • Isocrates, Archidamus, 49
    • Polybius, Histories, 16.5.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 18.53.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.58.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.47.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.61.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.14.9
    • Plutarch, Philopoemen, 5
    • Plutarch, Phocion, 6
    • Plutarch, Numa, 8
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 19.3
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 20.3
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