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extort

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

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verb transitive

exact: P. and V. πράσσειν, ἐκπράσσειν, εἰσπράσσεσθαι, P. εἰσπράσσειν, Ar. and P. πράσσεσθαι, ἀναπράσσειν.

take away: P. and V. ἐξαιρεῖσθαι, βίᾳ ἐξαιρεῖσθαι.

Met., evoke (tears, etc.): P. and V. ἐκκαλεῖσθαι, V. ἐξάγειν (Eur., Supplices 770).

perchance this reproach may have slipped out, extorted from him by anger: V. ἀλλ' ἦλθε μὲν δὴ τοῦτο τοὔνειδος τάχ' ἂν ὀργῇ βιασθέν]] (Soph., Oedipus Rex 523).

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