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περιφρον-έω ,
A.compass in thought, speculate about, “τὸν ἥλιονAr.Nu. 225 ; τὰ πράγματα ib.741.
II. contemn, despise, τινας Th.1.25; “τὰ δαιμόνιαD.H.1.71, etc.: c. gen., “τοῦ ζῆνPl.Ax.372b; “τοῦ πιθανοῦPlu.Thes.1, cf. Ael.Tact. Praef.3, etc.: metaph., of diseases or difficult patients, defy remedies, Alex. Trall.1.15, Archig. ap. Aët.6.8:— Pass., J.AJ4.5.2.
III. intr., to be very thoughtful, “οὐ περιφρονοῦσα ἡλικίαPl.Ax.365b (s.v.l.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 225
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 741
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 4.5.2
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.25
    • Plutarch, Theseus, 1
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 1.71
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