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παρά-λυ^σις , εως, ,
A.secret or illicit undoing or breaking open, “ πολυπραγμοσύνη π. τῶν ἀπορρήτωνPlu.2.519c (v.l. -δυσις).
II. disabling of the nerves, paralysis, Thphr.Fr.11, Dsc.1.6, Ruf. ap. Orib.8.39.2, Gal. 8.208 ; also of the eyes, i.e. nystagmus, Cels.6.6.36 : generally, π. τῶν σωμάτων, of the effect of strong wine, Com.Adesp. 106.13 ; λύπη ψυχῆς π. Cleanth.Stoic.1.130, cf.Plb.30.32.10.
2. = δελφίνιον 11, Ps.-Dsc.3.73 ; = κώνειον 1.1, Id.4.78.
III. diaeresis (in Gramm.), κατὰ π. Eust. ad D.P.384.
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    • Polybius, Histories, 30.32.10
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