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χαλεπ-ότης , ητος, ,
2. generally, difficulty, of understanding, Arist.APo.93b34.
II. mostly of persons, harshness, severity, opp. ῥᾳστώνη, Pl.Criti.107c, Lg.902c; “ τοῦ σοφιστοῦ χ.Id.Sph.254a; “τρόπων χ.Id.Lg.929d; “τῶν πολιτειῶνIsoc.4.142; abs., Th.1.84, Isoc.2.24, etc.; of the Lacedaemonians, Id.12.90; “μετὰ χαλεπότητος ἀκροᾶσθαιId.15.20; of the laws of Draco, Arist.Pol. 1274b17: pl., opp. πραότητες, Isoc.5.116.
2. ill-temper, vice, of a horse, X.Eq.3.10.
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    • Isocrates, Panegyricus, 142
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    • Plato, Laws, 902c
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    • Plato, Sophist, 254a
    • Plato, Critias, 107c
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.12
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 3.10
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.84
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