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περιεργ-άζομαι , fut. -εργάσομαι, ῾περίεργος)
2. c. acc., π. τι καινόν to be busy about 'some new thing', Ar.Ec.220; “αἱ μέλιτται π. τὸ παιδίονPhilostr.Im.2.12; meddle, interfere with, τὰ ἀλλότρια Chiloap.Stob. 3.1.172; “τῶν κατὰ τὴν Ἰταλίαν οὐδένPlb.18.51.2 : abs., to be a busybody, D.26.15, 32.28, Men.Epit.358, Lib.Ep.1068.3.
3. bargain, haggle, “περὶ τῆς τιμῆςPCair.Zen.393.5 (iii B. C.).
4. in good sense, elaborate, Men.Rh.p.394 S.,al.
5. investigate thoroughly, “τὰ λεληθόταJul.Or.7.217c, cf. Eun.Hist.p.250 D.; seek diligently, π. πόθεν εἴσοδος Zos.Alch.p.111 B.
6. ταῦτα π. have this effect, of substances, Gal.18(1).484.
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    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 220
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1462a.6
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 72
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristogiton 2, 15
    • Demosthenes, Against Zenothemis, 28
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.15
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.46
    • Plato, Apology, 19b
    • Polybius, Histories, 18.51.2
    • Lucian, Herodotus, 6
    • Aelian, Varia Historia, 2.44
    • Aelian, Varia Historia, 4.11
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