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παρα-κρούω ,
A.strike aside, οὐκ ἄν σε παρακρούοι παροῦσα συμφορά will not put you out, bias your judgement, Pl.Cri.47a:—Pass., to be led astray, go wrong, “ἄθρει . . πῇ παρακρουόμεθαId.Ly.215c ; “ἐφενακίσθητε καὶ παρεκρούσθητεD.23.107 ; μὴ παρακρουσθῆτε be not diverted from the point, Id.21.160; ὑπό τινος by one, Aeschin.1.170 ; περί τινος about a thing, Plb.23.3.3 (s.v.l.); τὰ σφάλματα, αὺτὸς ὑφ᾽ ἑαυτοῦ . . παρεκέκρουστο the faults into which he had been misled, Pl.Tht.168a.
2. Med., mislead, deceive, cheat, esp. by fallacies, “π. καὶ παραλογίζεσθαιIsoc.12.243; τὰς δόξας τῶν ἀκροωμένων π. ib. 271, cf.Pl.Cra.393c, D.2.5, 18.276, Din. 1.40, Arist.Pol.1297a10, Metaph.1025a6, Men.Epit.329, PSI4.442.24 (iii B.C.), etc.; “τηλικουτονὶ πρᾶγμα π. τοὺς δικαστάςD.43.39 : pf. Pass. παρακέκρουςμαι in sense of Med., Id.6.23, Luc. Tim.57.
3. Med., metaph., crack, “φυλάττου μὴ πεσὼν σαυτὸν παρακρούσῃPhryn. Com.58.
II. strike away, parry, Them.Or.32.359b:—but usu. Med., π. ταῖς μ<*>χαίραις τοὺς κοντούς Plu.Luc.28, cf. Sull.18 ; shun, avoid, “τὸν θρίαμβονId.2.198b.
III. παρακεκροῦσθαι τῶν φρενῶν to be driven from one's senses, Com.Adesp.705:—so also intr. in Act., “πάντα παρέκρουσεHp.Epid.1.26.α᾽.
IV. ὀθόνη παρακέκρουσται is ready hoisted, Luc.Cat.1 (s.v.l.).
V. perh. strike a horse sideways, IG12.374.166.
VI. of a wrestler, make a feint, EM652.48.
VII. of a seller, strike off too much from the top of the measure (from which signf. 1.2 is said to be derived), Harp.; cf. παρακρουσιχοίνικος.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (17):
    • Aeschines, Against Timarchus, 170
    • Demosthenes, Olynthiac 2, 5
    • Demosthenes, Philippic 2, 23
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 276
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 160
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristocrates, 107
    • Demosthenes, Against Macartatus, 39
    • Isocrates, Panathenaicus, 243
    • Plato, Crito, 47a
    • Plato, Cratylus, 393c
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 168a
    • Plato, Lysis, 215c
    • Polybius, Histories, 23.3.3
    • Plutarch, Sulla, 18
    • Plutarch, Lucullus, 28
    • Lucian, Cataplus, 1
    • Lucian, Timon, 57
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