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ὑποδεής (A), ές, (δέομαι)
A.somewhat deficient, inferior; used only in Comp. ὑποδεέστερος.
b. younger, PMasp.23.16 (vi A. D.), PLond.5.1708.37 (vi A. D.).
2. of things, ἐκ πολλῷ ὑποδεεστέρων with resources much inferior, Th.2.89; αὐτὸς ἑωυτοῦ ῥέει -έστερος, of the Nile, Hdt.2.25; “τέχνη ἐκείνης -τέραPl.Euthd.289e; δηλοῦται . . ὑποδεέστερα ὄντα τῆς φήμης inferior to report, i. e. exaggerated, Th.1.11; ἔστι δὲ τοῦτο ., of bee-bread, Arist.HA623b24.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Antiphon, Second Tetralogy, 3.9
    • Antiphon, Third Tetralogy, 4.6
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.91
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.25
    • Plato, Euthydemus, 289e
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.11
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.89
    • Xenophon, Economics, 13.8
    • Thucydides, Histories, 8.87
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