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ὕπουλ-ος , ον, of sores,
A.extending inwards, under the surface of the flesh, enclosed,τὰ συριγγώδη καὶ ὅσα . ἐστι καὶ ἔντοσθε κεκοιλασμέναHp.Medic.11; ὅσα μὲν ἔχει στόμα μέγα καὶ οὐ ταχὺ συμφύεται, ταῦτα καίειν δεῖ, ὅπως ἐσχάρα ἐκεῖ πέσῃ: οὕτως γὰρ οὐκ ἔσται ὕπουλα, i.e. there will be no internal accumulation of pus, Arist.Pr.863a12; also of the part affected, festering, purulent,σῶμαCratin.351, cf. Plu.Lyc.4; “ἐπιληψίαιGal.Vict.Att. 1; “σπλήνPl.Ti.72d.
2. metaph., with festering sores underneath, unsound, hollow, οἰδεῖ καὶ . ἐστιν [ἡ πόλις] Id.Grg.518e; . τὴν ψυχὴν ποιήσει ib.480b; “. τέλμαtreacherous, Plu. Rom.18; . εὐνομία (v.l. αὐτονομία) hollow, unreal, Th.8.64; “. ἡσυχίαD.18.307; applied to the Trojan horse, S.Fr.1105; κάλλος κακῶν ὕπουλον a fair outside, but fraught with ills below, Id.OT 1396; “. μάντευμαfalse, fallacious, Paus.3.7.3; “φαντασίαιGal.7.203; “λόγοιBabr.44.4; of persons, false, deceitful,ἀνὴρ . δίκτυον κεκρυμμένονMen.Mon.587; “δόλιοι καὶ .Phld.Ir.p.60 W., cf. Plu. Caes.60, etc.; “. οἱ ἈττικοίDicaearch.1.4; concealed, [δόξαι], ἔχθρα, Phld.D.1.24, D.H.3.28; of evils, festering within,οἴημαPlu.2.44a; στάσεις ib.329b. Adv., -ως διακεῖσθαί τινι to be secretly hostile to one, Plb.10.35.6; . ἀκροᾶσθαι render a hollow obedience, Plu.Luc.21; joined with δολίως, Epigr.Gr.387 (Apamea Cibotus). (Perh. from ὑπείλλω, lit. shut up, suppressed; ὕπουλον = a 'gathering'.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 307
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 3.7.3
    • Plato, Gorgias, 518e
    • Plato, Gorgias, 480b
    • Plato, Timaeus, 72d
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 1396
    • Thucydides, Histories, 8.64
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 1105
    • Polybius, Histories, 10.35.6
    • Plutarch, Lucullus, 21
    • Plutarch, Lycurgus, 4
    • Plutarch, Romulus, 18
    • Plutarch, Caesar, 60
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 3.28
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