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συρρήγνυ_μι , fut. -ρήξω: pf. Pass. -έρρηγμαι: aor. Pass. -ερράγην [α^]: intr. pf. 2 -έρρωγα:
I. trans., break in pieces, “τὴν κεφαλήνPlu.Tim.34:—Pass., κακοῖσι συνέρρηκται he is broken down by sufferings, Od.8.137.
2. unite by breaking partitions, “τὸ γὰρ ἄστυ μίαν οἴκησίν φημι ποιήσειν συρρήξασ᾽ εἰς ἓν ἅπανταAr.Ec.674 (anap.): intr., of rivers, ποταμοὶ καὶ ἄλλοι καὶ Ὕλλος συρρηγνῦσι ἐς τὸν Ἕρμον break into the Hermus, join it, Hdt.1.80:—Pass., of sores, run together, pass into one another, “κίνδυνος ἂν εἴν συρραγῆναι τὰς ὠτειλάςHp.Art.11; so, of ducts in the body, “τὸ ἐξωτάτω τρῆμα συνερρωγὸς εἰς ταὐτόArist.HA497a25; of internal ruptures, Diocl. Fr.79, Erasistr. ap. Gal.8.318.
2. Pass., meet in battle, engage, “αἱ δυνάμεις συνερράγησανPlu.Sull.18, cf. Caes. 45; τινι or πρός τινα, Id.Mar.26 (where συρράξεως follows), D.C. 40.17: generally, clash together, “δύο σωμάτων συρραγέντωνPlot.4.5.5; collide, of ships, J.BJ3.9.3: metaph., ἐθνῶν ἔθνεσι συρραγέντων ib. Prooem.1.
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    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 674
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    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.66
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    • Plutarch, Alexander, 50
    • Plutarch, Caesar, 45
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 38.47
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