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ὑγρό-της , ητος , , Dor. ὑγρό-τα_ς , α_τος, Ti.Locr.100d, 102c: (ὑγρός):—
A.wetness, moisture, either in abstract or concrete sense, fluidity or a fluid, Hp.VM22, Aph.3.24, Pl.Phlb.32a, Arist.PA653a33; . τῆς χειρός dampness (from sweat), Plu.Cat.Ma.20: pl., Arist.GA760b4, Mete.352b13.
II. pliancy, suppleness, ἐκ τῶν ἄρθρων .Hp.Art.8, cf. X. An.5.8.15; τοῦ σώματος, of serpents, Arist.GA718a30; of bears, Id.HA594b6; “τῆς χειρόςPlu.2.67e.
b. of a flame, flickering motion, lambency, E.Ph.1256.
2. metaph. of persons, ductility of disposition, the quality of being easily moved,. τοῦ ἤθουςLycurg.33, Arist.VV1250b32; “ἕξεωςPlu.2.680d; but . βίου a voluptuous course of life, Crobyl.4; cf. “ὑγρός11.7.
3. fluency, prob. for γυρ- in Phld.Po.Herc. 1677 Fr.21 (of Homer).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 1256
    • Lycurgus, Against Leocrates, 33
    • Plato, Philebus, 32a
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 5.8.15
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 3.24
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 8
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 22
    • Plutarch, Marcus Cato, 20
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