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πρόχειρ-ος , ον, (χείρ)
b. readily accessible, external parts of the body, Sor.1.17,69: Comp., Id.2.64,85.
b. πρὸς τῷ ἰδίῳ λόγῳ καὶ τοῖς π., official title in Egypt, Sammelb.7455 (i B.C.), BGU1756.8 (i B.C.), al.
3. πρόχειρόν [ἐστι] it is easy, c. inf., Pl. Sph.251b, Philem.24; “ψεύδεσθαι προχειρότατον τοῖς ἁμαρτάνουσινLys. Fr.86; ἐν προχείρῳ [ἐστί], c. inf., Arist.Mete.356b19; ἐκ προχείρου easily, lightly, S.E.M.6.19, Gal.1.241.
II. of persons, ready to do, c. inf., S.El.1494; τῇ φυγῇ π. ready for flight, E.HF161; also “ σπάνις π. εἰς τὸ δρᾶν κακάPhilem.157; “π. γλῶτταPoll.6.120.
2. of a ready wit, ἐν ταῖς ὁμιλίαις εὔχαρις καὶ π. Plb.23.5.7; glib, Phld. Po.5.14; τὸ προπετὲς καὶ π. Hp.Medic.1.
3. hasty, σφοδρὸς καὶ π. Plu.Brut.34; “πνεῦμα οἷον τοῖσι πνιγομένοισι πρόχειρονHp.Prorrh. 1.25 (unless perceptible, obvious breathing, cf. “πρὸς χεῖραEpid.7.17).
III. Adv. -ρως offhand, readily, “ἀποκρίνασθαιPl.Smp. 204d; “περί τι π. ἔχεινArist.Top.163b25; “π. εἰς τὰ ἑαυτῶν σώματα ἐξαμαρτάνοντεςAeschin.1.22; ἐπὶ τὰ πράγματα ὁρμᾶν π. Amphis 33.7; hurriedly, rashly, Theopomp.Hist.217a), Plb.5.7.2; bluntly, “εἰπεῖνDemetr.Eloc.281; ordinarily or obviously, “δηλούσηςPhld.Rh. 2.268 S. Comp. “-οτέρωςPl.Alc.2.144d; “-ότερον τοῦ δέοντοςPlb.1.21.5.
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