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παρά-φορος , ον, (παραφέρω)
A.borne aside, carried away, “οὕτω π. πρὸς δόξανPlu.Them.3 ; of a bandage, liable to slip, Hp.Art. 4; of a shot, deviating from its course, Ph.Bel.80.9,al.; glancing off an obstacle, ib.84.16.
2. reeling, staggering, “στείχειν π. ποδίE.Hec. 1050 ; δρόμοι π. Plu.2.501d ; παράφορον βαδίζειν, of a drunkard, Luc.Vit. Auct. 12 ; “τὸ π. τῶν πινόντωνCorn.ND30 : c. inf., σπείρειν π. μεθύων unsteady for sowing seed, Pl.Lg.775d.
3. c. gen., wandering away from, παράφορος ξυνέσεως deranged, Id.Sph.228d : abs., mad, frenzicd, μῦθοι ἀπίθανοι καὶ π. Plu.Art.1 ; simply, misled, prob. in Teles p.9 H. (-φρονοι codd. Stob.) : neut. as Adv., of a madman, παράφορον δέρκεσθαι, ἀναβοᾶν, Luc.Fug.19, Am.13.
II. Act., confusing, “γνάμηςHp.Prorrh.1.36.
III. παράφορον , τό, a kind of alumina, Plin.HN35.184.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Euripides, Hecuba, 1050
    • Plato, Laws, 775d
    • Plato, Sophist, 228d
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 4
    • Plutarch, Themistocles, 3
    • Plutarch, Artaxerxes, 1
    • Lucian, Fugitivi, 19
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