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Ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται -> For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.
Corpus Hippocraticum, Aphorisms 1.6.2

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adj.

P. and V. ἀμείνων, βελτίων. κρείσσων, καλλίων, V. λῴων (P. rare), φέρτερος, ὑπέρτερος.

Better in health: P. ῥᾴων.

Be better in health, v.: ῥαΐζειν.

adv.

P. and V. ἄμεινον, βέλτιον, κρεῖσσον, κάλλιον, V. λῷον.

More, rather: P. and V. μᾶλλον.

Think better of: see reconsider, repent.

Think better of it: V. φρόνησιν . . . λῴω . . . λαβεῖν (Soph., Phil. 1078).

Gel the better: P. and V. νικᾶν, κρατεῖν. P. περιέχειν, ὑπερέχειν.

Get the better of: P. πλεονεκτεῖν (gen.), πλέον φέρεσθαι (gen.); see excel, conquer.

If they listen to our representations so much the better: P. ἢν μὲν εἰσακούσωσί τι πρεσβευομένων ἡμῶν ταῦτα ἄριστα (Thuc. 1, 82).

All the better: P. τοσούτῳ ἄμεινον.

v. trans.

Improve: P. and V. ἐξορθοῦν, Ar. and P. ἐπανορθοῦν.

Excel: P. and V. κρατεῖν. ὑπερβάλλειν. ὑπερφέρειν (gen.); see excel.