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προσ-φυ^ής , ές,
A.firmly attached by growth, Thphr.CP1.6.3; “λοβοὶ ὤτων προσφυεῖςPPetr.3p.25; “ὄνυχες π. τῇ σαρκίAdam.2.4; opp. “προσαρτής, χοιράςAntyll. ap.Orib.45.2.2.
2. fixed or attached to, θρῆνυν . . προσφυέ᾽ ἐξ αὐτῆς [τῆς κλισίης] Od.19.58; “τοῖς ὀστέοιςDiog.Oen.39: metaph., inseparable from, Epicur.Fr.200: Comp., more akin to, Pl.Phlb.64c, 67a. Adv. -ῶς, of kissing, Luc.DMeretr.3.2.
3. π. τινί attached or devoted to, “ἐδωδαῖς καὶ . . ἡδοναῖςPl.R.519b.
II. naturally belonging to, suitable or fitted for a thing, “τῶν δικαίων π. καὶ συγγενεῖςId.Ep. 344a; “τοῖς πράγμασι π. λέξιςD.H.Th.5; “π. τῷ θεῷ ἄγαλμαHierocl. in CA1p.421M.: c. inf., οἰκτίσασθαι -έστατος most adapted to move pity, Longin.34.2. Adv. -ῶς, Ion. -έως, προσφυέως λέγειν speak suitably, ably, Hdt.1.27, cf. Ph.2.421, al.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.27
    • Homer, Odyssey, 19.58
    • Plato, Republic, 519b
    • Plato, Philebus, 64c
    • Plato, Philebus, 67a
    • Lucian, Dialogi meretricii, 3.2
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Thucydide, 5
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