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τρα^γι^κ-ός , ή, όν, (τράγος)
A.of or like a goat, goatish, in this sense first in later authors, as Plu.Pyrrh.11, Luc.DDeor.22.1; in a double sense, “τὸ ψευδὲς τραχὺ καὶ τ.goatlike and tragic, Pl.Cra.408c.
II. commonly, of or for tragedy, tragic,χοροίHdt.5.67; σκευή, σκηνή, etc., Pl.R.577b, X.Cyr.6.1.54, etc.; “τ. ποιηταίAeschin.3.231, cf. SIG692.32 (Delph., ii B. C.); τ. αὐλητής, συναγωνισταί, OGI51.62, 56 (Ptolemais, iii B. C.); τ. ἀνήρ, = τραγῳδός 111, Pl.Phd.115a; so “οἱ τ.Arist.Rh.1415a18 (but τ. specially of Euripides, Ph.2.53,469; he is called “-ώτατος τῶν ποιητῶνArist.Po.1453a29); σπουδὴ τ. the seriousness of tragedy, Pl.Lg. 838c; τ. λῆρος tragic trumpery, Ar.Ra.1005; τ. ποίησις serious poetry (cf. “τραγῳδία11), Pl.R.602b; “ τ.Arist.Rh.1403b22; “τὰ τ.Pl.R.595c, Phdr.269a.
2. generally, tragic, stately, majestic,ὅπως ἐφαίνου . . -ώτεροςAr.Pax136; “τ. γάρ ἐστιν ἀπόκρισιςPl.Men.76e; “διὰ τὸ σεμνὸν καὶ τ.pathos, Arist. Rh.1406b8, cf. Po.1456a21, Pr.918a10.
3. in bad sense, pompous,εἴσοδοςPlb.5.26.9, cf. Plu.2.330a, Luc.Im.21; ranting, D.18.313: prov., τ. πίθηκος, ἐπὶ τῶν παρ᾽ ἀξίαν σεμνυνομένων, Hsch.
III. Adv. -κῶς in tragic or stately style,τ. λέγεινPl.R.413b, 545e; “ἵνα σοι καὶ -ώτερον λαλῶMen.531.8; “-ώτερον ποιεῖνLuc.Pisc.39, cf. Hist.Conscr.16; -ώτερον οἰκεῖν to be housed in stately fashion, Plu.Publ.10.
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    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 231
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    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1453a.29
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    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 313
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.67
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