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faint

κόσμος σκηνή, ὁ βίος πάροδος· ἦλθες, εἶδες, ἀπῆλθες -> The world is a stage, life is a performance, you came, you saw, you departed
Democritus, fr. 115 D-K

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

Indistinct: P. ἀμυδρός, V. ἀμαυρός; see dim. Weak physically: P. and V. ἀσθενής, P. ἀπειρηκώς, ἄρρωστος, V. ἄναλκις, ἄναρθρος. Limp: V. ὑγρός, ἔκλυτος. Met., slight: P. and V. λεπτός, ὀλίγος, βραχύς, μικρός, σμικρός. subs. See swoon. v. intrans. Flag: P. and V. ἀπειπεῖν, παρίεσθαι, κάμνειν (rare P.), προκάμνειν (rare P.), P. παραλύεσθαι, ἐκλύεσθαι, ἀποκάμνειν, ἀπαγορεύειν. Swoon: P. λιποψυχεῖν, V. προλείπειν, ἀποπλήσσεσθαι, P. and V. ἐκθνήσκειν (Plat.), Ar. ὡρακιᾶν. I swoon and my limbs faint: V. προλείπω λύεται δέ μου μέλη (Eur., Hec. 438). Lose heart: P. and V. ἀθυμεῖν; see despond.