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τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

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Lit. and met., P. and V. μεστός, πλήρης, πλέως, P. ἔμπλεως, περίπλεως, Ar. and P. ἀνάπλεως, V. ἔκπλεως (Eur., Cycl.). Full to the brim: Ar. ἐπιχειλής. Full of: use adj. given with gen. Be full of v.: P. and V. γέμειν (gen.), V. πληθύειν (gen. or dat.) (Plat. also but rare P.), πλήθειν (gen.). Ar. and V. βρύειν (gen. or dat.). Complete, adj.: P. and V. τέλειος, τέλεος, παντελής, ἐντελής, P. ἐπιτελής. Full pay, subs.: Ar. and P. μισθὸς ἐντελής, ὁ. In receipt of full pay, adj.: P. ἐντελόμισθος. He said he would pay the drachma in full: P. ἔφη δώσειν ἐντελῆ τὴν δράχμην (Thuc. 8, 29). Abundant: P. and V. πολύς, ἄφθονος, V. ἐπίρρυτος. Be in full flood, v.: P. and V. πολὺς ῥεῖν, P. μέγας ῥεῖν. Look full at a thing: P. κατάντικρυ θεᾶσθαί τι, as opposed to ἐκ πλαγίου, sideways (Plat.). v. trans. As a fuller does: P. κνάπτειν, P. and V. ξαίνειν, Ar. κναφεύειν (absol.).