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Σκιᾶς ὄναρ ἄνθρωπος -> Man is a dream of a shadow
Pindar, Pythian 8.95f.
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===adjective===
  
P. [[ἀμυδρός]], V. [[ἀμαυρός]], P. and V. [[ἀσαφής]].
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[[prose|P.]] [[ἀμυδρός]], [[verse|V.]] [[ἀμαυρός]], [[prose|P.]] and [[verse|V.]] [[ἀσαφής]].
  
<b class="b2">Dark, without light</b>: P. and V. [[σκοτεινός]], P. [[σκοτώδης]], V. [[ἀμαυρός]], [[κνεφαῖος]], [[ἀφεγγής]], [[λυγαῖος]]; see [[dark]].
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[[dark]], [[without light]]: [[prose|P.]] and [[verse|V.]] [[σκοτεινός]], [[prose|P.]] [[σκοτώδης]], [[verse|V.]] [[ἀμαυρός]], [[κνεφαῖος]], [[ἀφεγγής]], [[λυγαῖος]]; see [[dark]].
  
<b class="b2">Of colour</b>: P. and V. [[μέλας]], V. [[μελάγχιμος]], [[κελαινός]], [[ἐρεμνός]].
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of [[colour]]: [[prose|P.]] and [[verse|V.]] [[μέλας]], [[verse|V.]] [[μελάγχιμος]], [[κελαινός]], [[ἐρεμνός]].
  
<b class="b2">Gray</b>: P. [[φαιός]] (Plat.).
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[[gray]]: [[prose|P.]] [[φαιός]] ([[Plato]]).
  
<b class="b2">Of sight</b>: V. [[ἀμαυρός]], [[ἀμβλώψ]] (Eur., ''Rhes.'').
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of [[sight]]: [[verse|V.]] [[ἀμαυρός]], [[ἀμβλώψ]] ([[Euripides|Eur.]], ''[[Rhesus]]'').
  
<b class="b2">Be dim-sighted</b>: P. ἀμβλυώσσειν, ἀμβλὺ ὁρᾶν, V. βλέπειν βραχύ (Eur., ''Ion'', 744).
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[[be dim-sighted]]: [[prose|P.]] [[ἀμβλυώσσειν]], [[ἀμβλὺ ὁρᾶν]], [[verse|V.]] [[βλέπειν βραχύ]] ([[Euripides|Eur.]], ''Ion'', 744).
  
<b class="b2">Vague</b>: P. and V. [[ἀσαφής]], [[ἄδηλος]], V. ἀσημος, [[ἄσκοπος]], [[ἐπάργεμος]].
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[[vague]]: [[prose|P.]] and [[verse|V.]] [[ἀσαφής]], [[ἄδηλος]], [[verse|V.]] [[ἀσημος]], [[ἄσκοπος]], [[ἐπάργεμος]].
  
<b class="b2">Tarnished</b>: Ar. and V. [[δυσπινής]], V. [[πινώδης]], P. and V. [[αὐχμηρός]].
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[[tarnished]]: [[Aristophanes|Ar.]] and [[verse|V.]] [[δυσπινής]], [[verse|V.]] [[πινώδης]], [[prose|P.]] and [[verse|V.]] [[αὐχμηρός]].
  
'''v. trans.'''
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===verb transitive===
  
V. ἀμαυροῦν (also Xen. but rare P.), V. σκοτοῦν (pass. in Plat.), P. ἐπισκοτεῖν (dat.).
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[[verse|V.]] [[ἀμαυροῦν]] (also [[Xenophon|Xen.]] but rare [[prose|P.]]), [[verse|V.]] [[σκοτοῦν]] (pass. in [[Plato]]), [[prose|P.]] [[ἐπισκοτεῖν]] (dat.).
  
<b class="b2">Dimmed</b>: V. μαυρούμενος (Aesch., ''Ag.'' 296).
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[[dimmed]]: [[verse|V.]] [[μαυρούμενος]] ([[Aeschylus|Aesch.]], ''[[Agamemnon]]'' 296).
  
<b class="b2">Tarnish</b>: P. and V. μιαίνειν.
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[[tarnish]]: [[prose|P.]] and [[verse|V.]] [[μιαίνειν]].
  
Met., <b class="b2">sully</b>: P. and V. αἰσχύνειν, καταισχύνειν.
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Met., [[sully]]: [[prose|P.]] and [[verse|V.]] [[αἰσχύνειν]], [[καταισχύνειν]].
 
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