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περι-σπάω , fut.
A.-σπάσωD.S.20.3, A.D.Pron.87.15 :—draw off from around, strip off, Isoc.Ep.9.10 ; τὸ χλαμύδιον αὑτοῦ π. D.S.19.9, etc.:—Med., strip oneself of, “τὴν τιάρανX.Cyr.3.1.13 (so also in Act., “π. τὴν πορφύρανPlu. Aem.23).
II. wheel about, of a general, Plb.1.76.5 ; intr. of the troops, Id.3.116.5 ; esp. wheel twice through a right angle, Ascl. Tact.12.6,al. ; of a horse's bit, οὐ πάνυ π. not pulling it violently round, Luc.Merc.Cond.21.
b. detach, “Συρίαν τινόςApp. Syr.1, cf. Hann.56 ; “τινὰς αὐτοῦ τῶν ἀκροατῶνPhld.Acad.Ind.p.79 M.
2. disturb, vex, Men.Epit.504, LXX Ec.5.19 :—Pass., “ὑπὸ τῶν τελωνῶνPSI3.384.5 (ii B. C.).
3. divert, distract, Plu.2.96b, 16oc ; “π. [τὴν διάνοιαν] ἀπό τινοςMetrod.Herc.831.4, cf. Phld.Rh.2.53 S., al., Onos.42.6 :—Pass., to be distracted or engaged, “π. ταῖς διανοίαιςPlb. 15.3.4 ; “ὑπὸ βιωτικῆς χρείαςD.S.2.29, cf. Phld.Po.Herc.994.24, al.; “μηδ᾽ ὑφ᾽ ἑνὸς περισπωμένη πόλιςIG22.1304.7 ; “περί τινοςLXX Si.41.2 ; “περὶ πολλὴν διακονίανEv.Luc.10.40 : abs., Plb.4.10.3.
4. steal, “ἀργυροῦν χρυσοῦν ἀνάθημαPhilostr.Gym.45 :—Pass., ἅπαντα περιέσπασμαι I have been robbed of all, Men.Epit.143.
5. Pass., c. inf., to be compelled to do a thing, περιησπάσθην (sic) “ἀνενεγκεῖνPUniv.Giss.19.4 (i A. D.).
IV. Gramm., pronounce a vowel or word with the circumflex, A.D.Pron.33.24, al., Plu.Thes.26, etc.; esp. on the last syllable, Ath.2.52f, etc.; “π. τὸν τόνονA.D.Pron.87.15 ; “τῷ τόνῳGal.16.495 ; περισπώμεναι [λέξεις] D.H.Comp.11 ; π. [προσῳδία] D.T.630.2, Ph.1.29 ; περισπώμενος [φθόγγος] ib.46.
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    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 296
    • Old Testament, Ecclesiastes, 5.19
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    • New Testament, Luke, 10.40
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