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παρα-σύρω [υ_], fut.
A.-συ^ρῶHsch. :—Pass., pf. παρασέσυρμαι and aor. 2 παρεσύρην [υ^] (v. infr.) :—sweep away, carry away, of a rapid stream, [Κρατῖνος] πολλῷ ῥεύσας ποτ᾽ ἐπαίνῳ διὰ τῶν ἀφελῶν πεδίων ἔρρει καὶ τῆς στάσεως παρασύρων ἐφόρει τὰς δρῦς κτλ. sweeping the oaks from their stations, Ar.Eq.527 ; “τοῦ ῥεύματος ὀξύτης πολλοὺς . . παρέσυρεD.S.17.55 : metaph., of orators, τῷ ῥοθίῳ τῆς φορᾶς . . ἅπαντα . . π. Longin.32.4 :— Pass., to be swept away, “τῇ τοῦ κατακλυσμοῦ φορᾷPh.1.223 : metaph., “εἰς ἑτέραν παρασύρεσθαι τέχνηνChor.Lyd. 17(21), cf. Anon. in EN418.21 ; π. ὑπὸ τῶν ὅπλων to be swept into rebellion, Them.Or.7.93c ; ἐκ λήθης π. Tz.H.9.751.
2. π. τῶν νεῶν τοὺς ταρσούς sweep off the oars of the ships by brushing past them, Plb. 16.4.14, cf. D.S.13.16 (Pass.) : intr., τὰ ἐς πλάγιον τοῦ ὀστέου παρασύραντα βέλεα grazing it obliquely, Hp.VC11.
3. snatch away, “ἴκτινος π. κρέαςS.Fr. 767.
4. π. ἔπος drag a word in, use it out of time and place, A.Pr. 1065(anap.).
5. generally, drag, hale, τινὰ εἰς τὰ κριτήρια Mitteis Chr.89.22 (ii A.D.).
6. drag out, “τὸν λοιπὸν χρόνονLyd.Mag.3.67.
7. ridicule, “παρώφθη καὶ παρεσύρηPh. 2.566 :—Med., παιδιὰς παρασεσυρμένας mocking, ib.570.
8. Pass., in Geom., glide, slide along the circumference of a curve, Procl.Hyp.4.4,34.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 1065
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 527
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 17.55
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 13.16
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 767
    • Polybius, Histories, 16.4.14
    • Hippocrates, De capitis vulneribus, 11
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