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στερρός (A), ά, όν, also ός, όν E.Hec.296:—collat. form of στερεός,
A.stiff, firm, solid, “πόροιTi.Locr.101a (Comp.); of earth, opp. χαῦνος, v.l. in Arist.Pr.934b11; of water, frozen, “ῥεῖθρονHdn.6.7.7; also, hard, Plu.2.725d (Comp.); stiff, strong, “δόρυE.Supp.7.11; ς. ἀντικνήμιον stiff, numb with age, Ar.Ach.218: Comp. “-ότερος, δέρμαGal.6.32.
b. concrete, σῶμα (viz. the uvula), opp. πάθος, Aret.SA1.8.
2. hard, rugged, uneasy, “λέκτραE.Tr.114 (anap.); ς. τροφή hard fare, Luc.Lex. 23. Adv., “στερρότατα βιῶσαιId.Macr.8.
3. metaph., stubborn, hard, cruel, “ἀνάγκης ς. δῖναιA.Pr.1052 (anap.), cf. E.Hec.1295 (anap.); ς. δαίμων, ἀλγηδόνες, Id.Andr.98, Med.1031; “ψυχήAr.Nu.420. Adv. στερρῶς stiffly, obstinately, X.An.3.1.22; “στερρῶς φέρειν χρὴ συμφοράςMen.Mon.480; tightly, “ἐμφραττέτω τὰ ὦταPaul.Aeg.3.24.
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    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 3.1.22
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 1), 1.8
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