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Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a
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[[prose|P.]] [[ἀμυδρός]], [[verse|V.]] [[ἀμαυρός]], [[prose|P.]] and [[verse|V.]] [[ἀσαφής]].
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[[dark]], [[without light]]: [[prose|P.]] and [[verse|V.]] [[σκοτεινός]], [[prose|P.]] [[σκοτώδης]], [[verse|V.]] [[ἀμαυρός]], [[κνεφαῖος]], [[ἀφεγγής]], [[λυγαῖος]]; see [[dark]].
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of [[colour]]: [[prose|P.]] and [[verse|V.]] [[μέλας]], [[verse|V.]] [[μελάγχιμος]], [[κελαινός]], [[ἐρεμνός]].
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[[gray]]: [[prose|P.]] [[φαιός]] ([[Plato]]).
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of [[sight]]: [[verse|V.]] [[ἀμαυρός]], [[ἀμβλώψ]] ([[Euripides|Eur.]], ''[[Rhesus]]'').
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[[be dim-sighted]]: [[prose|P.]] [[ἀμβλυώσσειν]], [[ἀμβλὺ ὁρᾶν]], [[verse|V.]] [[βλέπειν βραχύ]] ([[Euripides|Eur.]], ''Ion'', 744).
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[[vague]]: [[prose|P.]] and [[verse|V.]] [[ἀσαφής]], [[ἄδηλος]], [[verse|V.]] [[ἄσημος]], [[ἄσκοπος]], [[ἐπάργεμος]].
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[[tarnished]]: [[Aristophanes|Ar.]] and [[verse|V.]] [[δυσπινής]], [[verse|V.]] [[πινώδης]], [[prose|P.]] and [[verse|V.]] [[αὐχμηρός]].
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[[verse|V.]] [[ἀμαυροῦν]] (also [[Xenophon|Xen.]] but rare [[prose|P.]]), [[verse|V.]] [[σκοτοῦν]] (pass. in [[Plato]]), [[prose|P.]] [[ἐπισκοτεῖν]] (dat.).
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[[dimmed]]: [[verse|V.]] [[μαυρούμενος]] ([[Aeschylus|Aesch.]], ''[[Agamemnon]]'' 296).
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[[tarnish]]: [[prose|P.]] and [[verse|V.]] [[μιαίνειν]].
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Met., [[sully]]: [[prose|P.]] and [[verse|V.]] [[αἰσχύνειν]], [[καταισχύνειν]].
 
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