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πικρός 1 from πεύκη

I.properly pointed, sharp, keen, ὀϊστός Il.; γλωχίς Soph.;metaph., γλώσσης πικροῖς κέντροισι Eur.
II.generally, sharp to the senses:
1.of taste, sharp, pungent, bitter, Hom., Hdt.:—so of smell, Od.
2.of feeling, sharp, keen, ὠδῖνες Il., Soph.
3.of sound, sharp, piercing, shrill, οἰμωγή, φθόγγος Soph.; γόοι Eur.
1.of things, bitter, cruel, Od., attic
2.of persons, bitter, malignant, Solon., Hdt., attic; πικρὸς θεοῖς hateful to the gods, Soph.; πικρὸς πολίταις Eur.
3.embittered, sorrowing, Soph.
B.comp. -ότερος, Sup. -ότατος Pind., etc.
C.adv. πικρῶς, bitterly, cruelly, Aesch., Soph.; π. ἔχειν τινί, πρός τινα Dem.; π. φέρειν τι Eur.

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