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defect

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

Deficiency: P. ἔνδεια, ἡ, ἔλλειψις, ἡ.

Imperfection: P. and V. ἁμαρτία, ἡ, P. ἁμάρτημα, τό, πλημμέλεια, ἡ.

Bodily defect: P. πονηρία, ἡ (Plat.), αἶσχος, τό (Plat.); see blemish.

Defects, shortcomings: P. ἐλλείμματα, τά.