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σφα^δ-ᾴζω ,
A.toss the body about, struggle, of unbroken horses, A. Pers.194; “εἰκὸς σφαδᾴζειν ἦν ἄν, ὡς νεόζυγα πῶλονE.Fr.821.3, cf. 1020; “σὺ δὲ ς., πῶλος ὢς εὐφορβίᾳS.Fr.848; of a woman, to be restless, Hp.Mul.1.38, cf. Philostr.Jun.Im.16; ἐσφάδαζον: διηπόρουν, ἐφρόντιζον, Hsch.; of young children, “κλαίει τε καὶ κινεῖται πλημμελῶς, ὥσπερ σφαδᾴζονταGal.6.43; struggle in death, Plu.Ant.76; of wounded horses, X.Cyr.7.1.37; of a dying fish, Plb.34.3.5, Ath.7.283c.
2. chafe, be strongly moved or excited, Plu.2.10c,550e; “ἐπὶ τὴν μάχηνId.Caes.42; “πρὸς τὸν ἀγῶναId.Phil.6; “πρὸς δόξανId.2.1100a; “ὑπὲρ κτημάτωνId.Ages.35; “ὡς ἐπὶ . . συμφορᾷPh.2.37, cf. 396,451; “ἀλόγως σφαδᾴζειςId.1.145, cf. 460 (dub. l.).--Hdn.Gr.2.929 prescribes the form σφαδάιζω σφαδᾴζω), cf. σφαδᾳσμός, and v. ματᾴζω, τερᾴζω; σφαδάιζω is written in POxy.1381.99.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 194
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 7.1.37
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 848
    • Polybius, Histories, 34.3.5
    • Plutarch, Caesar, 42
    • Plutarch, Antonius, 76
    • Plutarch, Agesilaus, 35
    • Plutarch, Philopoemen, 6
    • Philostratus Minor, Imagines, 16
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