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συ_κοφαντ-έω , be aσυκοφάντης1, “παππῷος βίος συκοφαντεῖν ἐστί μοιAr.Av.1452, cf. Ach.828, Ec.562, al., Lys.22.1, Isoc.15.23, 21.5, al., D.53.1, 55.1, al., Men.Epit.1, al.; “ς κατ᾽ ἀγοράνDiph.32.16: c. acc. pers., prosecute vexatiously, blackmail, συκοφαντεῖς τοὺς ξένους; Ar. Av.1431, cf. V.1096 (lyr.); “τοὺς συμμάχουςIsoc.15.318; “ἑτέρους ἔσειε καὶ ἐσυκοφάντειAntipho 6.43; “ς. τοὺς τὰς οὐσίας ἔχονταςArist.Pol. 1304b22, cf. Lys.19.9 (Pass.); “συκοφαντοῦμαι νῦν ὑπ᾽ αὐτῶν ἀδίκωςId.Fr.43, cf.X.Oec.11.21, Thphr.Char.23.4; “ἰδόντες . . σε ὑπὸ Δημέου συκοφαντούμενονPMich.Zen.57.2 (iii B.C.), cf. PCair.Zen.212.4, 628.3 (iii B.C.), CPR232.3 (ii/iii A.D.); freq. of blackmail by officials, PTeb. 43.26, 789.21 (ii B.C.), UPZ112i4, 113.10,16 (ii B.C.); “συκοφαντῆσαι ἡμᾶς καὶ διασεῖσαιBGU1756.11 (i B.C.); “μηδένα διασείσητε μηδὲ συκοφαντήσητεEv.Luc.3.14, cf. CPR238.6 (ii A.D.), PFlor.382.57 (iii A.D.); τοῦ συκοφαντῆσαι ἡμᾶς to seek occasion against us, oppress us, LXX Ge.43.18; συκοφαντῶν πένητα ib.Pr.14.31; accuse falsely, ταυτὶ γὰρ συκοφαντεῖσθαι τὸν Ἕκτορα ὑπὸ τοῦ Ὁμήρου that is a false charge brought against Hector by Homer, Philostr.Her.12b; “κύριε Γάϊε, συκοφαντούμεθαPh.2.598, cf. 1.145, D.C.38.28, al.: c. acc. et gen., “τὸν θεὸν ὀλιγωρίαςAel.Fr.40: c. acc. rei, denounce as contraband, “Μεγαρέων τὰ χλανίσκιαAr.Ach.519; extort by false charges or threats, “τριάκοντα μνᾶςLys.26.24; “εἴ τινός τι ἐσυκοφάντησα, ἀποδίδωμι τετραπλοῦνEv.Luc.19.8: abs., Isoc.18.10.
II. = κνίζω ἐρωτικῶς, Pl.Com. 255, Men.1071.
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