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πολυ-τελής , ές, (τέλος)
A.very expensive, costly, opp. “εὐτελής, οἰκίηHdt.4.79; “τράπεζαDemocr.210; “παρακομιδήTh.7.28; “ζῶναιPl.Hp.Mi.368c; “παρασκευαίX.Hier.1.20 (Comp.); “π. νεκρόςhonoured with a costly funeral, Men. Per.Fr.2; λίθοι, λιθεία, precious stones, OGI90.34 (Rosetta, ii B.C.), 132 (Egypt, ii B.C.): generally, valuable,-εστάτην τὴν τοῦ ὁρᾶν . . δύναμιν ἐδημιούργησενPl.R.507c; -έστατον ζῷον, v.l. for πολυφρονέστατον, Euryph. ap. Stob.4.39.27.
II. of persons, lavish, extravagant, coupled with ἄσωτος, Men.615; “γυνὴ π. ἐστ᾽ ὀχληρόνId.325.7; “ἑταίρα π.Id.824; “π. τῷ βίῳAntiph.80.5. Adv. “-λῶςEup.335, Lys.7.31, X.Mem.3.11.4: Sup., “τὰ -λέσταταin the costliest manner, Hdt.2.87.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.79
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.87
    • Lysias, On the Olive Stump, 31
    • Plato, Republic, 507c
    • Plato, Lesser Hippias, 368c
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 3.11.4
    • Xenophon, Hiero, 1.20
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.28
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