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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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verb transitive

P. and V. προσβάλλειν (dat.), εἰσβάλλειν (εἰς or πρός, acc.), προσπίπτειν (dat.), εἰσπίπτειν (πρός, acc.), ἐπέχειν (ἐπί, dat.), ἐπέρχεσθαι (dat. rarely acc.), ἐμπίπτειν (dat.) (Xen. also Ar.), ἐπεισπίπτειν (dat. or acc.) (Xen.), V. ἐφορμᾶν (dat.) or pass. (rare P.), P. προσφέρεσθαι (dat.), ἐπιφέρεσθαι (dat.), ἐπιγίγνεσθαι (dat.), ἐπιπίπτειν (dat.), Ar. and P. ἐπιτίθεσθαι (dat.), ἐπιχειρεῖν (dat.).

attack by sea: P. ἐπιπλεῖν (dat.).

march to attack: P. and V. ἐπιστρατεύειν (dat.).

join in attacking: P. συνεπιτίθεσθαι (μετά, gen. and dat. of object attacked).

lay hands on: P. and V. ἅπτεσθαι (gen.), ἐπιλαμβάνεσθαι (gen.).

attack (with words): P. and V. ἐπιπλήσσειν, P. καθάπτεσθαι (gen.), Ar. and P. ἐγκεῖσθαι (dat.); see accuse.

attack a statement: P. ἀντιλαμβάνεσθαι (gen.).

attack (of sickness or physical sensations): P. and V. ἅπτεσθαι (gen.), ἀνθάπτεσθαι (gen.), ἐμπίπτειν (dat.), προσπίπτειν (dat.), κατασκήπτειν (εἰς, acc.).

of a plague: P. ἐπιπίπτειν (dat.), P. and V. ἐπιλαμβάνειν (acc.).

be attacked (by disease, misfortune, etc.): P. and V. συνέχεσθαι (dat.).

substantive

P. and V. προσβολή, ἡ, εἰσβολή, ἡ, P. ἐπίθεσις, ἡ, ἐπιχείρησις, ἡ, ἔφοδος, ἡ, ἐπιδρομή, ἡ.

attack by sea: P. ἐπίπλους, ὁ.

of disease, etc.: P. and V. προσβολή, ἡ, P. καταβολή, ἡ.

open to attack: P. ἐπίμαχος, εὐεπίθετος.