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ἀργός2 contr. from ἀεργός (α privat. , *ἔργω

I.not working the ground, living without labour, Hdt.; then, generally, inactive, slothful, idle, lazy, Soph., etc.: —c. gen. rei, idle at a thing, free from it, Eur., Plat.; —also, ἀργότεραι ἐς τὸ δρᾶν Thuc.
2.of land, lying fallow or untilled, Xen.; of money, unemployed, yielding no return, Dem. —Adv. ἀργῶς Xen.
II.pass. not done, left undone, Lat. infectus, Soph., Eur.; οὐκ ἐν ἀργοῖς not among things neglected, Soph.

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