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ὑπέρογκ-ος , ον,
A.of excessive bulk or size,γενομένης τῆς κνήμης .swelled to a great size, X.HG5.4.58; [“μαστοὶ] οἱ .Sor.1.88; “πιμελὴς καὶ .Luc.tim.15; δύναμις ., opp. ταπεινή, D.4.23; “τὰ . τῶν βελῶνArist.Aud.802b34.
2. immoderate, excessive,οὐσίαιPl.Ep.317c; τιμαί, εὐτυχίαι, etc., Plu.2.820f, Aem.34, etc.; “φρόνημαId.Luc.21; τὰ ., opp. τὰ ἐλλείποντα, Pl.Lg.728e; of style, ponderous, verbose, Plu.2.7a (but also ὑπέρογκα λαλεῖν talk 'big', Ep.Jud.16, cf. 2 Ep.Pet.2.18): generally, exceedingly great,πρᾶγμαLuc.DMort.23.2. Adv. “-κωςPh.1.103, Plu.Demetr. 30: neut. as Adv., “ὑπέρογκον φρονεῖνIamb.Protr.14.
3. difficult, LXX 2 Ki.13.2.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Demosthenes, Philippic 1, 23
    • New Testament, 2 Peter, 2.18
    • Old Testament, 2 Samuel, 13.2
    • Plato, Laws, 728e
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 5.4.58
    • Plutarch, Aemilius Paullus, 34
    • Plutarch, Lucullus, 21
    • Plutarch, Demetrius, 30
    • Lucian, Dialogi mortuorum, 23.2
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