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

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

P. διασπᾶν. Confuse: P. and V. ταράσσειν, συνταράσσειν, ἐκπλήσσειν, θράσσειν (Plat. but rare P.), Ar. and V. κλονεῖν, στροβεῖν. Be distracted, be in doubt: P. and V. ἀπορεῖν, V. ἀμηχανεῖν (rare P.); see be in difficulties, under difficulty. Of the state: P. and V. νοσεῖν, Ar. and P. στασιάζειν. Be mad: P. and V. ἐξίστασθαι, οὐ φρονεῖν, παραφρονεῖν, μαίνεσθαι, λυσσᾶν (Plat.), Ar. and V. ἀλύειν; see mad.