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ὑπερηφα^ν-έω , used by Hom. once in part., much ὑπερηνορέων, overweening, arrogant,ὑπερηφανέοντες ἘπειοίIl.11.694: hence later writers formed the Verb, to be arrogant,ἐπί τιναςLXX Ne.9.10, cf. Hp.Ep.17, Plb.6.10.8, Phld.Vit. p.11 J., al., J.BJ3.1.1, etc.
II. later writers also used it in a trans. sense, treat disdainfully, c. acc., D.S.23.15, J.AJ6.3.4, al., X.Eph.1.16, POxy. 1676.16 (iii A. D.), etc.: c. gen., Them.Or.21.249b, prob. in Luc.Nigr.31: c. acc. et inf., scorn that . . , Longus 4.19.
2. . ἑαυτούς extol themselves, Plb.5.33.8.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 6.3.4
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 3.1.1
    • Old Testament, 2 Esdras, 9.10
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.694
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.33.8
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.10.8
    • Longus, Daphnis & Chloe, 4.19
    • Xenophon of Ephesus, Ephesiaca, 1.16
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