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προπίπτω , fut. -πεσοῦμαι: aor. προὔπεσον:—
A.fall or throw oneself forward, as in rowing, “προπεσόντες ἔρεσσονOd.9.490, 12.194; “π. κοιλία εἰς τὸ στόμαArist.HA507a29; of suppliants, fall prostrate, E. Supp.63 (lyr.); fall first, in battle, Plb.1.58.8.
II. rush forward, rush headlong,ἐν νάπειS.OC157(lyr.); “ἐς γαῖανTheoc.24.113; burst forth,π. λίμνηStr.16.2.44.
2. metaph., rush headlong, Hyp.Fr. 161; εἰς ἄκαιρον γέλωτα, εἰς κίνδυνον, D.S.13.83, 20.88; to be precipitate, come to a hasty decision, OGI315.56(Epist.Attali, ii B.C.): c. inf., “π. πλημμελῆσαιM.Ant.1.17: abs., form a hasty judgement, Stoic term, Chrysipp.Stoic.2.291; “π. πρὸ καταλήψεωςStoic.3.147, cf. Arr.Epict. 2.1.10, etc.; make a slip of the tongue,κἂν-πέσωσιν . . τάχιστα διορθοῦσθαιPhld.Rh.1.186S.
2. Medic., of prolapse,ἕδρα -πεσοῦσαDsc.2.164; “μήτρα προπίπτειSor. 2.84.
IV. metaph., occur, be presented to sense, Demetr.Lac.Herc. 1013.7; π. σημεῖα they appear, S.E.M.8.219 (προσπ- Bekker): hence, to be obvious,ὅσα π. τῶν ἁμαρτημάτωνPlu.2.800b.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (18):
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 13.83
    • Euripides, Suppliants, 63
    • Homer, Odyssey, 12.194
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 157
    • Strabo, Geography, 11.11.8
    • Strabo, Geography, 16.2.44
    • Strabo, Geography, 17.3.4
    • Strabo, Geography, 2.5.33
    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.490
    • Polybius, Histories, 18.29.4
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.20.15
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.58.8
    • Polybius, Histories, 28.3.4
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.115.7
    • Polybius, Histories, 7.17.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 8.4.4
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 20.88
    • Marcus Aurelius, M. Antonius Imperator Ad Se Ipsum, 1.17
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