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σοφισ-τεύω , the sophist, deal or argue as one, D.61.48, Arist.SE165a28, Epicur. Nat.14.6; occupy oneself with academic pursuits, Cic.Att.2.9.3, 9.9.1; practise the profession of sophist, Epicur.Fr.172.
2. give lectures, as the Sophists did, esp. in Rhetoric, Plu.Luc.22, Caes.3, etc.; “ἐπ᾽ ἀργυρίῳId.2.1047f: c. acc. cogn., ς. τὰ ῥητορικά lecture in rhetoric, Phld.Rh. 1.223 S., Str.13.1.66.
II. trans., devise artfully, τι Hld.6.9: also, conceal artfully, dissemble, “τὸν ἔρωταId.1.10.
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