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θρύψις , εως, ,
A.breaking in small pieces, οὔτε . . εἴη ἂν ἄπειρος θ. Arist.GC316b30; dispersion, “ θ. τοῦ ἀέρος An.419b23; coupled with διάλυσις, Chrysipp.Stoic.2.173.
II. softness, weakness, “σώματοςPlu.Dem.4: esp. metaph., debauchery, X.Cyr.8.8.16, Plu.Lyc. 14: pl., Id.2.732e.
2. daintiness, κόμης ib.693b; θ. (cj. for τρίψις)“ ἐπικρατίδωνHp.Praec.10.
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    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 8.8.16
    • Hippocrates, Praeceptiones, 10
    • Plutarch, Demosthenes, 4
    • Plutarch, Lycurgus, 14
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