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Οὐδ' ἄμμε διακρινέει φιλότητος ἄλλο, πάρος θάνατόν γε μεμορμένον ἀμφικαλύψαι → Nor will anything else divide us from our love before the fate of death enshrouds us
Apollonius of Rhodes, Argonautica 3.1129f.

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verb transitive

P. and V. καταφρονεῖν (acc. or gen.), ὑπερφρονεῖν (acc. or gen.), P. ὀλιγωρεῖν (gen.), ὑπερορᾶν (acc. or gen.), Ar. and V. ἀποπτύειν (acc.).

neglect: P. and V. ἀμελεῖν (gen.), παραμελεῖν (gen.); see disregard.