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hesitation

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

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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substantive

P. and V. ἀπορία, ἡ.

delay: P. and V. διατριβή, ἡ, τριβή, ἡ, P. μέλλησις, ἡ; see delay.

shrinking: P. and V. ὄκνος, ὁ.

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