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Τὰ πάντα ῥεῖ καὶ οὐδὲν μένει -> Everything flows and nothing stands still
Heraclitus

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v. trans.

defer: P. and V. ἀναβάλλεσθαι (Eur., Alc. 526), εἰς αὖθις ἀποτίθεσθαι, P. ἐπέχειν (Thuc. 5, 63), παρωθεῖσθαι.

hinder: P. and V. κωλύειν, ἐμποδίζειν; see hinder.

v. intrans.

P. and V. μέλλειν, ὀκνεῖν, χρονίζειν, σχολάζειν, τρίβειν, ἐπέχειν, ἐπίσχειν, βραδύνειν (Plat., Polit. 277B), P. διαμέλλειν, Ar. and P. διατρίβειν, V. κατασχολάζειν.

subs.

P. and V. διατριβή, ἡ, τριβή, ἡ, μονή, ἡ, ἕδρα, ἡ, μελλήματα, τά, P. μέλλησις, ἡ, ἐπιμονή, ἡ, ἐπίσχεσις, ἡ, V. μελλώ, ἡ (Aesch., Ag. 1356).

hesitation: P. and V. ὄκνος, ὁ.

postponement: P. and V. ἀναβολή, ἡ, V. ἀμβολή, ἡ.