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πυ?́ρ-ωσις , εως, ,
A.firing, burning, Thphr.HP5.9.1.
2. exposure to the action of fire, as in cooking, Arist.Pr.928a24, Thphr.HP7.7.2, Lap.4,al.; ἐν τῷ ὑγρῷ π. boiling, Arist.Mete.380b28; μαλακὴ π. Mnesith. ap. Ath.8.357d.
3. proving by fire, LXX Pr.27.21, 1 Ep.Pet.4.12, Hsch.
4. cautery, Antyll. ap. Orib.44.23.42.
5. destruction by fire, “γῆν πυρώσει ἀφανίζωνJ.AJ1.11.4.
II. flame, Arist.Mete.369b6.
III. metaph., burning desire, Sch.Ar.Pl.975.
IV. fever, S.E.P.2.240: pl., feverish states, Hp.Loc.Hom.27.
2. inflammation, Epicur.Fr.60; “στομάχουDsc.2.124.
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    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 975
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 1.11.4
    • New Testament, 1 Peter, 4.12
    • Old Testament, Proverbs, 27.21
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