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περιπλέκ-ω , aor. 2 part. Pass.
A.περιπλεκείςTim.Pers.157:— twine or fold round, “π. τινὶ τὰ σκέλη περὶ τὴν γαστέραLuc.Anach. 31; embrace, “ταῖς χερσὶν τοὺς πόδας τινόςD.H.8.54; τινα Call.Epigr. 45 :—Med., hug one another, Luc.Anach.1 :—used by Hom. only in Pass., fold oneself round, embrace, c. dat., [“ἱστῷ] περιπλεχθείςOd. 14.313; “γρηῒ περιπλέχθη23.33; “περιπλάκηθι τῷ λοιπῷ πατρίE.Fr. 930; ἀμφὶ γόνασι π. Tim. l.c.; “περιπλέκονται ἀλλήλοις οἱ ὄφειςArist. GA718a27, cf. HA550a12; “δεσμὰ π. τινίLuc.DDeor.17.1 : abs., [δίκτυον] εὖ μάλα περιπλεκόμενον close folding, X.Mem.3.11.10; “τὰ στοιχεῖα . . περιπλεκόμενα γεννᾶνArist.GC325a34 (also c. acc. cogn., περιπλέκεσθαι περιπλοκήν, of atoms, Id.Fr.208); “περιπλακεῖσα συκῆThphr. CP5.5.3: metaph., embrace an idea, Iamb.VP35.258 (s. v.l.).
2. twine round with something, “τὰ νέα φυτάThphr.CP5.15.6.
3. mix drugs, Philum. ap. Aët.5.78 (Act. and Pass.).
II. complicate, entangle, “τὸν λόγονLuc.Herm.81, cf. Gal.5.339; περιπεπλεγμένον intricate, involved, Pl.Plt.265c; περιπεπλ. φιλία, of a flatterer, Plu.2.62d.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Aeschines, Against Timarchus, 52
    • Homer, Odyssey, 14.313
    • Plato, Statesman, 265c
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 3.11.10
    • Homer, Odyssey, 23.33
    • Callimachus, Epigrams, 45
    • Lucian, Anacharsis, 1
    • Lucian, Anacharsis, 31
    • Lucian, Hermotimus, 81
    • Lucian, Dialogi deorum, 17.1
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 8.54
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