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Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a

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adjective

of colour as opposed to dark: P. and V. λευκός, V. πάλλευκος.

beautiful: P. and V. καλός, εὐπρεπής.

of personal appearance: P. and V. εὐειδής (Plato), V. εὐωπός, καλλίμορφος, εὔμορφος, Ar. and V. εὐφυής.

favourable, auspicious: P. and V. καλός, εὔφημος (Plato), εὐτυχής, V. δεξιός, εὐμενής, πρευμενής, Ar. and V. αἴσιος (also Xen. but rare P.).

of wind: P. and V. οὔριος.

a fair wind: V. οὖρος, ὁ (also Xen.). of weather . P. εὔδιος (Xen.).

fair weather: P. and V. εὐδία, ἡ.

if all be fair now between you and Thebes: V. ταῖσι Θήβαις εἰ τανῦν εὐημερεῖ καλῶς τὰ πρὸς σέ (Soph., Oedipus Coloneus 616).

just: P. and V. δίκαιος, ἔνδικος, ὀρθός.

equitable: P. and V. ἴσος, ἐπιεικής.

impartial: P. and V. κοινός.

by fair means: see fairly.

reasonable: P. and V. εὔλογον εἰκώς, εὐπρεπής; see specious.

when he comes I will speak him fair: V. μολόντι δ' αὐτῷ μαλθακοὺς λέξω λόγους (Eur., Medea 776).

moderate: P. and V. μέτριος.

fair words: use subs., P. and V. εὐφημία, ἡ.

use fair words, v.: P. and V. εὐφημεῖν.

substantive

gathering of people for merry-making, etc.: use P. and V. ἑορτή, ἡ, πανήγυρις, ἡ; see feast.