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Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

P. and V. θωπεύειν, ὑπέρχεσθαι, ὑποτρέχειν, Ar. and P. ὑποπίπτειν, κολακεύειν, V. σαίνειν, προσσαίνειν, θώπτειν, Ar. and V. αἰκάλλειν, Ar. ὑποθωπεύειν. Flatter excessively: P. ὑπερκολακεύειν (acc.).