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Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1

Greek Monolingual

ὑποστηρίζω ΝΜΑ στηρίζω
1. στηρίζω αποκάτω
2. μτφ. βοηθώ, ενισχύω, υπερασπίζω (α. «όλοι οι φίλοι του τὸν υποστήριξαν» β. «ὑποστηρίζει δὲ τοὺς δικαίους ὁ Κύριος», Ψαλμ.)
νεοελλ.
ισχυρίζομαι επίμονα, διατείνομαι («υποστηρίζει ότι δεν έφταιγε αυτός»).