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προκόπτω ,
2. c. gen. rei, τοῦ ναυτικοῦ μέγα μέρος προκόψαντες having made improvements in their navy to a great extent, Th.7.56; ἡμῶν προκοπτόντων τῆς ἀρχῆς ἐκείνοις since we promote the increase of their empire, Id.4.60; ἐπὶ πλεῖον π. ἀσεβείας having advanced further in impiety, 2 Ep.Ti.2.16: abs., “ἐπὶ τοσοῦτο π.Plb.31.23.2; “ἐπὶ πλεῖον π.D.S.14.98.
3. esp. in Philos., of moreal and intellectual progress, Zeno Stoic.1.56, Chrysipp.ib.2.337, Plu.2.543e, Arr.Epict.1.4.1,3.2.5, etc.; “κατὰ φιλοσοφίαν π.Phld.Mort.17; “ λόγος π.S.E.P.2.240; προκοπτούσης τῆς θεραπείας if the treatment succeeds, Asclep. ap. Gal. 12.413, cf. Herod.Med. in Rh.Mus.58.103; εἴωθε προκόπτειν . . ἀγωγή the treatment is usually successful, Heliod. ap. Orib.46.9.1; -κεκοφυίας τῆς νόσου as the disease improves, Herod.Med. ap. Aët.9.13.
b. of Time, προκοπτούσης ὁδοῦ as the journey advanced, Babr. 111.4; “ νὺξ προέκοψενis far spent, Ep.Rom. 13.12, cf. J.BJ4.4.6; to be advanced in years, “τῇ ἡλικίᾳSIG708.18 (Istropolis, ii B.C.); “ μὲν -κέκοφεν, δὲ νέος ἐστίν Phdr.p.60 A.
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    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.56
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