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Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

P. and V. φεύγειν, ἐκφεύγειν, διαφεύγειν, ἀποφεύγειν, εὐλαβεῖσθαι, ἀφίστασθαι (gen.), ἐξίστασθαι (acc. or gen.). Ar. and V. ἀποστρέφεσθαι (also Xen.), V. φυγγάνειν, ἐκφυγγάνειν, ἀλύσκειν, ἐξαλύσκειν.

Shirk: Ar. and P. διαδύεσθαι; see shirk.

Not to be avoided, use adj.: P. and V. ἄφυκτος (Plat.).

Avoid meeting (a person): Ar. and P. ἐκτρέπεσθαι (acc.).

Desire to avoid: V. φευξείειν (acc.).