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flood

Ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται -> For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.
Corpus Hippocraticum, Aphorisms 1.6.2

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P. κατακλυσμός, ὁ, ἐπίκλυσις, ἡ. Wave: P. and V. κλύδων, ὁ. κῦμα, τό. Stream: P. and V. ῥοή, ἡ, ῥεῦμα, τό; see stream. Be in full flood: P. μέγας ῥεῖν, P. and V. πολὺς ῥεῖν. Flood of tears: V. νᾶμα, τό, πλημμυρίς, ἡ, νοτίς, ἡ, ἐπιρροαί, αἱ (Eur. Frag.), πηγή, ἡ. In floods (used of the flow of tears), adv.: P. and V. ἀστακτί. Met., a flood of troubles, etc.: P. and V. κλύδων, ὁ, τρικυμία, ἡ (Plat.), V. κῦμα, τό, ἐπιρροαί, αἱ, P. κατακλυσμός, ὁ. Indulge in flood eloquence: P. πολὺς ῥεῖν (Dem. 272). v. trans. P. κατακλύζειν; see inundate. Met., overwhelm: P. and V. κατακλύζειν. Fill full: P. and V. ἐμπιπλάναι; see fill. Having my ears flood with talk: P. διατεθρυλημένος, τὰ ὦτα (Plat., Rep. 358C); see deluge.