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ὑποκορ-ίζομαι , aor.
A.ὑπεκορισάμηνAristid.1.493 J., Charito 3.7: in dialects ὑποκουρίζομαι (q. v.).
3. reversely, call something good by a bad name, οἱ μὲν φίλοι καλοῦσί με Εὐδαιμονίαν, οἱ δὲ μισοῦντες ὑποκοριζόμενοι ὀνομάζουσί με Κακίαν but my enemies nickname me Vice, X.Mem.2.1.26 (unless ὑποκοριζόμενοι has been transposed from the former clause).
4. make a pretence of, imitate, mimic,φθέγμαPhilostr. VS2.10.2:—Pass., “ὑποκεκορισμένη πρεσβείαpretended, Anon. ap. Suid.
II. intr., use diminutives, Arist.Rh.1405b28.
III. Act. (signf. 11) first in Dam.Isid.76, Eust.1196.13:—Pass., to become in the diminutive form,τὸ γῄδιον -ιζόμενον ἐφύλαξε τὸ η_ τοῦ γῆA.D. Adv.174.27.
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    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 9.10.4
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 1011
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 259
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    • Plato, Republic, 474e
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 2.1.26
    • Plutarch, Theseus, 14
    • Plutarch, Solon, 15
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 2.10.2
    • Chariton, De Chaerea et Callirhoe, 3.7
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