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προσποί-ησις , εως, ,
A.taking something to oneself, acquisition, “ξυμμαχίαςTh.3.82; “ἐρώτωνJ. AJ17.4.1.
2. pretension or claim to a thing, Th.2.62: c. gen., Id.6.16, Pl.La.184c; εἰρωνεία is defined as π. ἐπὶ χεῖρον πράξεων καὶ λόγων affectation of . . , Thphr.Char.1.1, cf. Jul.Or.3.129b; εἰς οὐσίαν π. pretension to real existence, Plot.6.6.18.
3. pretension, affectation, Arist.EN1165b10, Porph.Marc.3.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1165b.10
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 17.4.1
    • Plato, Laches, 184c
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.82
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.62
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.16
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 1.1
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