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dash

Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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verb transitive

fling: P. and V. βάλλειν, ῥίπτειν, ἀφιέναι, Ar. and V. ἱέναι, V. ἰάπτειν.

dashed upon the rocks: V. σποδούμενος πρὸς πέτρας.

be dashed to the ground: V. φορεῖσθαι πρὸς οὖδας.

strike: P. and V. κρούειν, Ar. and V. παίειν (rare P.), θείνειν, ἀράσσειν.

Met., dash (one's hopes, etc.): P. and V. σφάλλω, σφάλλειν.

dash (one thing) against (another): V. προσβάλλειν (τινί τι). ἐγκατασκήπτειν (τινί τι).

dash in pieces: P. and V. συντρίβειν (Eur., Cyclops), Ar. and V. θραύειν (also Plato but rare P.), V. συνθραύειν, συναράσσειν, ἐρείκειν.

dash off, extemporise: P. αὐτοσχεδιάζειν (acc.).

dash out. — he dashed his brains out: V. ἐγκέφαλον ἐξέρρανε (Eur., Cyclops 402).

verb intransitive

P. and V. ὁρμᾶν, ὁρμᾶσθαι, ἵεσθαι (rare P.), φέρεσθαι, Ar. and V. ᾄσσειν (rare P.), V. ἀΐσσειν, ὀρούειν, θοάζειν; see rush, swoop.

dash against: P. and V. πταίειν πρός (dat.), P. προσπίπτειν (dat.), συμπίπτειν πρός (dat. or πρός, acc.), see collide.

dash into: P. and V. εἰσπίπτειν (P. εἰς, acc., V. dat. alone), Ar. and V. ἐμπίπτειν (dat.), V. εἰσορμᾶσθαι (acc.), ἐπεισπίπτειν (dat.), Ar. and P. εἰσπηδᾶν (εἰς, acc.), Ar. ἐπεισπαίειν (εἰς, acc.); see burst in.

dashing into the sea all armed as they were: P. ἐπεισβαίνοντες σὺν τοῖς ὅπλοις εἰς τὴν θάλασσαν (Thuc. 2, 90).

dash out: P. and V. ἐξορμᾶσθαι, ἐκπίπτειν.

dash over, inundate: P. and V. κατακλύζω, κατακλύζειν, P. ἐπικλύζειν.

dash upon: P. and V. προσβάλλειν (dat.), προσπίπτειν (dat.); see attack.

substantive

P. and V. ὁρμή, ἡ, Ar. and P. ῥύμη, ἡ, ῥιπή, ἡ.

run: P. and V. δρόμος, ὁ, V. δράμημα, τό.

eagerness: P. and V. σπουδή, ἡ, προθυμία, ἡ.

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