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φόβος 1 φέβομαι

I.flight, Lat. fuga, the only sense in Hom.; φόβονδε φύγαδε, μή τι φόβονδ᾽ ἀγόρευε counsel not to flight, Il., etc.:— Φόβος is personified as son of Ares, id=Il., Hes.
II.panic fear, such as causes flight, στρατῷ φ. ἐμβάλλειν Hdt.:—then generally, fear, terror, properly of the outward show of fear, and so distinguished from δέος (the sensation of fear), Aesch., etc.: the Object of fear is in gen., fear of another, id=Aesch., etc.; so φ. ἀπό τινος Xen.; ἔκ τινος Aesch.; πρός τινος Soph.;—but, φ. περί or ὑπέρ τινος fear for or concerning . . , Thuc.:—with Verbs, ποιεῖν or παρέχειν τινί Xen.; φόβον ἐμβάλλειν, ἐντιθέναι τινί to strike terror into one, Lat. metum incutere alicui, Xen., etc.;—of the person who feels fear, φόβον λαμβάνειν Eur.; φόβος ἔχει με Aesch.; f. e)mpi/ptei moi Xen.; διὰ φόβου ἔρχομαι Eur.:—also in pl., Aesch., etc. object of terror, a terror; φόβος ἀκοῦσαι a terror to hear, Hdt.:—pl., ἢν φόβους λέγῃ Soph.

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