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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

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v. trans. and intrans.

P. and V. εἰκάζειν, συμβάλλειν, στοχάζεσθαι (gen. or absol.), τεκμαίρεσθαι, δοξάζειν, τοπάζειν, V. ἐπεικάζειν.

Estimate: P. and V. σταθμᾶσθαι.

Suspect: P. and V. ὑποπτεύειν, ὑπονοεῖν.

Easy to conjecture, adj.: V. εὐσύμβολος, εὐσύμβλητος.

Hard to conjecture: V. δυστόπαστος.

subs.

P. δόξασμα, τό, P. and V. δόξα, ἡ, δόκησις, ἡ.

Suspicion: P. and V. ὑπόνοια, ἡ, ὑποψία, ἡ.

Many conjectures are made to explain why (the ships) did not arrive: P. διότι οὐκ ἦλθον αἱ νῆες πολλαχῇ εἰκάζεται (Thuc. 8, 87).

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