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Μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον -> Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus l. 1225

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Ar. and P. μυῖα, ἡ (Xen.). Gadfly: P. and V. μύωψ, ὁ (Plat.), V. οἶστρος, ὁ. trans. Avoid: P. and V. φεύγειν, ἐκφεύγειν, διαφεύγειν, ἀποφεύγειν, εὐλαβεῖσθαι, ἀφίστασθαι (gen.), ἐξίστασθαι (gen.), Ar. and P. ἐκτρέπεσθαι, P. ὑποχωρεῖν, ὑποφεύγειν, Ar. and V. ἀποστρέφεσθαι (also Xen.), V. φυγγάνειν, ἐκφυγγάνειν, ἀλύσκειν, ἐξαλύσκειν. Desire to fly: V. φευξείειν (acc.). V. intrans. Run away: P. and V. φεύγειν, ἐκφεύγειν, ἀποφεύγειν, διαφεύγειν, ἐκδιδράσκειν (Eur., Heracl. 14), Ar. and P. ἀποδιδράσκειν. Of an army being routed: P. and V. φεύγειν, τρέπεσθαι, V. φυγὴν αἴρεσθαι. Fly for refuge: P. and V. καταφεύγειν. Fly from one's country: P. and V. φεύγειν (absol.). Fly to, have recourse to: P. and V. τρέπεσθαι (πρός, acc.), P. καταφεύγειν (εἰς or πρός, acc.), V. φεύγειν (εἰς, acc.). v. intrans. As a bird: P. and V. πέτεσθαι, Ar. and V. ποτᾶσθαι. Fly away: lit. and met., P. and V. ἀναπέτεσθαι (Plat.). ἐκπέτεσθαι (Plat.), διαπέτεσθαι (Plat.), Ar. and P. ἀποπέτεσθαι (Plat.). Fly down: Ar. καταπέτεσθαι. Fly in: Ar. εἰσπέτεσθαι. Fly over: Ar. ἐπιπέτεσθαι (acc. or dat.). Fly round: Ar. περιπέτεσθαι (absol.). Fly through: Ar. and V. διαπέτεσθαι (acc., or διά, gen.). v. intrans. Rush, burst: P. and V. ὁρμᾶν, ὁρμᾶσθαι; see rush. Fly apart: P. and V. διαρρήγνυσθαι, ῥήγνυσθαι. Fly at: see attack. Fly into, rush into: P. and V. εἰσπίπτειν (P. εἰς, acc., V. dat. alone); see rush. Fly into a passion: V. πρὸς ὀργὴν ἐκφέρεσθαι (Soph., El. 628), εἰς ὀργὴν πίπτειν (Eur., Or. 696).