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προσάντ-ης , ες, gen. εος, (ἄντην)
A.uphill, steep, κέλευθος, χωπίον, Pi.I.2.33, Th.4.43; “ἐν ἠρέμα προσάντειPl.Phdr.230c; φορὰ εἰς τὸ π. Arist.Pr.889b39, cf. Diocl.Fr.142.
II. metaph., arduous, adverse, ἀλλ᾽ ἕν τί μοι π. E.Med.381; κεῖνό μοι μόνον π. Id.Or.790 (troch.); “σκοπεῖν . ., τί π. εἴρηται τῆς νομοθεσίαςPl.Lg.746c; πρόσαντές [ἐστι] c. inf., Isoc.8.14; repugnant, distasteful, “λόγοςHdt.7.160; “ζήτησιςArist.EN1096a12; εἰ μή τι Μεγίλλῳ π. Pl.Lg.702d; of diet, unsuitable, Orib.5.31.2. Adv., μήτε ἀκαίρως παρακαλεῖν μήτε ἐκείνῳ προσάντως in such a way as to encounter his opposition, Nic.Dam.127.8J.
2. of persons, adverse, hostile, τισι E.Med.305; π. πρὸς τἆλλα τἀγαθά setting oneself against . . , X.Ap.33. Adv. -τως unwillingly, D.S. 14.1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 14.1
    • Euripides, Medea, 305
    • Euripides, Medea, 381
    • Euripides, Orestes, 790
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.160
    • Isocrates, On the Peace, 14
    • Plato, Laws, 702d
    • Plato, Laws, 746c
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 230c
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.43
    • Xenophon, Apology, 33
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