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ῥι_π-ίζω , (ῥιπίς)
A.blow up or fan the flame, “πολέμου ἔρινCypr.Fr.1; “στάσιν ἀνεγείρει καὶ ῥιπίζειAr.Ra.360; “. πῦρPlu.Flam.21; “φλόγαAP5.121 (Diod.):—Pass., τεμάχη ῥιπίζεται the fish is fanned to boiling-point, Ar.Ec.842.
2. fan a person, in Med., fan oneself, Hp.VM16:—Pass., “ῥιπίζεσθαι ὑπὸ τῶν περιστερῶνAntiph.202.5; to be fanned or blown about, “ὑπ᾽ ἀνέμουCom.Adesp. 1324, cf. Arist.Pr.967a21; “πρὸς ἀνέμωνPh.2.511; “κλύδων ἀνεμιζόμενος καὶ ῥιπιζόμενοςEp.Jac.1.6; “ῥιπιζομένη ἄχνηD.C.70.4: metaph., “. ταῖς ἐλπίσιAlciphr.3.47.
3. hurl, Hld. 10.32, cf. 30 (Pass.).
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    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 842
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 360
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 16
    • New Testament, James, 1.6
    • Plutarch, Titus Flamininus, 21
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 70.4
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