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

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P. and V. πῦρ, τό, φλόξ, ἡ, V. φλογμός, ὁ, αἶθος, ὁ. Conflagration: P. ἔμπρησις, ἡ. Burning heat: P. and V. καῦμα, τό. Watchfires: P. πύρα, τά, V. πυρσά, τά; see beacon. Breathing fire, adj.: V. πύρπνοος, πύρπνους. Carry fire, v.: V. πυρφορεῖν. Carrying fire, adj.: P. and V. πυρφόρος. Untouched by fire: P. and V. ἄπυρος. Set fire to: see fire, v. Be under fire, v.; use P. and V. βάλλεσθαι (lit., be shot at). Be between two fires (have enemies on each side): P. ἀμφίβολος εἶναι, ἐν ἀμφιβόλῳ εἶναι. Catch fire: P. and V. κάεσθαι, ἅπτεσθαι. Met., vehemence: P. σφοδρότης, ἡ. Zeal: P. and V. σπουδή, ἡ, προθυμία, ἡ. Love: P. and V. ἔρως, ὁ. v. trans. Set fire to: P. and V. ἅπτειν, ὑφάπτειν, ἀνάπτειν, πῦρ ἐμβάλλειν (dat.), P. ἐπιφλέγειν, V. ὑπαίθειν, Ar. ἐμπυρεύειν, ἐκφλέγειν; see burn, kindle. Met., excite, kindle: Ar. and P. κάειν, φλέγειν, P. διαθερμαίνειν, V. ἐπιφλέγειν, Ar. and V. ζωπυρεῖν, θάλπειν. P. and V. θερμαίνειν (Plat.); see excite. He is fired with love: V. ἐντεθέρμανται πόθῳ (Soph., Trach. 368).