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σοβ-α^ρός , ά, όν, (σοβέω)
II. swaggering, pompous, haughty: of a horse,= γαῦρος, X.Eq.10.17; “ς. καὶ ὀλίγωροςD.59.37; ς. αὐχένες, ὀφρύες, AP 5.27,91 (both Rufin.); “σοβαρὸς τῇ χαίτῃLuc.Zeux.5; “σοβαρὸν γελᾶνPl.Epigr.4.1, Theoc.20.15. Adv. “-ρῶςPlb.3.72.13, Plu.Alc.4.
b. proud, λόγοι ἀδεεῖς καὶ ς. Id.Pyrrh.18; fearless, dub. in Epicur. Sent.Vat.45.
2. of things, ς. μέλος a rousing tune, Ar.Ach.674; imposing, [στολή] Plu.Alex.45; of a triumphal procession, Id.Sull. 34; σοβαρωτέρα τιμῇ at a more impressive price, Ael.NA16.32; “ς. ἀναθήματαId.Fr.67. Adv. -ρῶς ib.70.
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