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πληκ-τικός , ή, όν,
A.of, for, or by striking, π. θήρα fishing by means of spearing, Pl.Sph.220d; πληκτική, τὸ πληκτικόν [μέρος], ib.220e, 221b; “π. δύναμιςEpicur.Fr. 308.
2. ready to strike, given to striking, π. [ὁ σκορπίος] Arist.Fr. 331; “γυνὴ ἀνδρὸς . . πληκτικώτερονId.HA608b10.
II. metaph., striking the senses, overpowering, οἶνος, τροφή, Ath.1.27a, Philum.Ven.9; “π. τῇ ὀσμῇDsc.1.15, cf. S.E.P.1.125 (Comp.); of whitewashed rooms, Antyll. ap. Orib.9.13.5; “τὸ π.overpowering effect, Plu.2.693b, cf. 367c, 735d (cj.).
b. striking the mind, impressive, startling, S.E.P.3.71 (Comp.), 240, etc. Adv. “-κῶς Sens.104.16, Ulp. ad D.20.56: Sup. “-ώταταPh.2.462 (nisi leg. τλητ-).
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    • Demosthenes, Against Leptines, 56
    • Plato, Sophist, 220e
    • Plato, Sophist, 221b
    • Plato, Sophist, 220d
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