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respite

Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

Alleviation: P. and V. ἀναψυχή, ἡ (Plat.), παραψυχή, ἡ, P. κούφισις, ἡ, V. ἀνακούφισις, ἡ. Cessation: P. and V. ἀνάπαυλα, ἡ, παῦλα, ἡ, διάλυσις, ἡ; see relief. Breathing space: P. and V. ἀναπνοή, ἡ (Plat.), V. ἀμπνοή, ἡ. Abatement: P. λώφησις, ἡ. Have respite from: P. and V. λωφᾶν (gen.); see relief. v. trans. Give a breathing space: use P. and V. ἀναπνοὴν διδόναι (dat.). Put off: P. and V. ἀναβάλλεσθαι.