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προωθέω , aor. προέωσα, contr. part.
A.πρώσαςHp.Nat.Mul.3, AP12.206 (Strat.), Luc.Asin.9; imper. πρῶσον prob. in Hsch.:—push forward, propel, Pl.Phd.84d (metaph.), Arist.HA611b32, al., Agatharch. 5, PPetr.2p.59 (iii B.C.); “βιαίως π. τινὰ ἐπί τιChrysipp.Stoic.3.95; π. αὑτόν rush on, X.Cyn.10.10.
2. simply, push, “ὀπίσωHp.Mul.1.69, cf. 2.145, Rh.Mus.58.106 (Pass.), Antyll. ap. Orib. 46.27.6; “κάτωHp.Nat.Mul.l.c.
II. thrust forward, sens. obsc., Luc. l.c.
III. Pass., to be pushed forward, Thphr.HP3.6.2; τὸ στῆθος ἔξω προεωθεῖτο, in tetanus, Aristid.Or.49(25).17.
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    • Plato, Phaedo, 84d
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