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συσπάω ,
A.draw together, contract, Pl.Ti.71c; opp. ἀνίημι, Arist. Pr.949a9, al.; τὸ δέρμα ib.888a39, cf. Thphr.Sens.65; “συνεσπα^κὼς τοὺς δακτύλουςLuc.Tim.13; “τὰς ὀφρῦςId.Vit.Auct.7:—Med., “ς. τὰς κοχώναςAr.Fr.482(s.v.l.):—Pass., to be drawn up, retracted, Arist.HA 508a21, etc.; but also, to be shrivelled up by fire, LXXLa.5.10; συνεσπασμένουςσμένους ὑπὸ νόσουD.L.6.92; συνεσπασμένοι καὶ κακοπινεῖς shrivelled and dirty, Ath.13.565d: metaph., λόγοι ἰσχνοὶ καὶ συνεσπ. dry and shrunken, D.H.Dem.15.
II. draw together by stitching, sew together, “διφθέραςX.An.1.5.10.
III. in Med., draw along with one, Plu.Publ.16.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Old Testament, Lamentations, 5.10
    • Plato, Timaeus, 71c
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 1.5.10
    • Plutarch, Publicola, 16
    • Lucian, Timon, 13
    • Lucian, Vitarum auctio, 7
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Demosthene, 15
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