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dire

Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

P. and V. δεινός, φοβερός, φρικώδης (Dem. 644), V. δύσχιμος, ἔμφοβος.

Suffer some dire calamity: P. ἀνήκεστόν τι πάσχειν.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

dīrē, cruellement : Sen. Thyest. 315.