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θρα^σύνω , (θρασύς)
A.= θαρσύνω, embolden, encourage, A.Ag.222(lyr.); πλήθει τὴν ἀμαθίαν θρασύνοντες lending courage to their ignorance by number, Th.1.142.
2. c. acc., boast of, “τὴν ἰσηγορίανPlb.4.31.4.
II. Pass. and Med., aor. 1 inf. “θρασυνθῆναιA.Supp.772; “ἐθρασυνάμηνIsoc.4.12, Ph.2.557:—to be bold, confident, take courage, A.Ag.1188, etc.; “οὐ . . ἀλόγως θρασυνόμεθαTh.5.104; πρὶν ὅρμῳ ναῦν θρασυνθῆναι before the ship had got confidence in her moorings, A. Supp.l.c.; ἐπί τι make a bold bid for . . , Philostr.VS2.33.2; θ. τι πρός τινα carry out a coup de main against, Aen.Tact.9.1; more freq.,
2. in bad sense, to be over-bold, over-confident, S.Ph.1387, E.Hec.1183, Ar.Ra.846, D.18.136; ἀλόγως Polystr.p.30 W.; “ἐπί τινιAr.Ach. 330; “ᾐσχύνοντο ἐφ᾽ οἷς ἐθρασύναντοIsoc.5.23; “πρός τιPlu.2.794d, Luc.Apol.6; ἔκ τινων Polystr.p.22 W.: c. dat., “λαιμαργία ἀθεότητι θρασυνομένηPlu.2.1125a.
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    • Polybius, Histories, 4.31.4
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    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 2.33.2
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