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ὑπο-κρι^τικός , ή, όν,
A.belonging toὑπόκρισις11, skilled therein,ἔστι φύσεως τὸ . εἶναιhaving a good delivery, Arist.Rh.1404a15.
2. suited for speaking or delivery, λέξις -κωτάτη ib. 1413b9, cf. Demetr.Eloc.193: -κή (sc. τέχνη) the art of delivery, Arist.Rh. 1404a13, Po.1456b10, al. (but, the actor's art, Hp.Vict.1.24 (v.l. ὑποκριταί), Phld.Mus.p.91 K., Gal.Thras.27). Adv. “-κῶςChamael. ap. Ath.9.407a.
3. metaph., acting a part, pretending to,. τοῦ βελτίονοςLuc.Alex.4, cf. Vett.Val.42.25, al. Adv. “-κῶςId.38.19.
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