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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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P. and V. ψεῦδος, τό, V. ψύθος, τό. Tell lies of, v.:Ar. and P. καταψεύδεσθαι (gen.). v. intrans. P. and V. ψεύδεσθαι, καταψεύδεσθαι, V. ψευδηγορεῖν. Lying, false, use adj.: P. and V. ψευδής. v. intrans. Be in a certain situation: P. and V. κεῖσθαι. Geographically: P. and V. κεῖσθαι, ἱδρῦσθαι (perf. pass. ἱδρύειν). Of a ship: P. and V. ὁρμεῖν, ὁρμίζεσθαι. Recline: Ar. and P. κατακλίνεσθαι, V. κλίνεσθαι. Lie buried: P. and V. κεῖσθαι. Lie down: Ar. and P. κατακεῖσθαι. Go to bed: P. and V. κοιμᾶσθαι. Lie hid: see hide. Lie in ambush for: P. and V. ἐφεδρεύειν (dat.), P. ἐνεδρεύειν (acc.), V. λοχᾶν (acc.); see under ambush. Lie in state (awaiting burial): P. and V. προκεῖσθαι. Lie in wait for: P. and V. φυλάσσειν (acc.), τηρεῖν (acc.). Lie off (of islands off a coast); P. ἐπικεῖσθαι (dat. or absol.). Of a ship: P. ἐφορμεῖν (dat.). Lie on: P. ἐπικεῖσθαι (dat.). Lie under: P. ὑποκεῖσθαι (dat. or absol.). Met., P. and V. συνέχεσθαι (dat.), συνεῖναι (dat.). Lie under suspicion: P. and V. ὕποπτος εἶναι. Lie up: Ar. and P. κατακλίνεσθαι. Lie upon: P. ἐπικεῖσθαι (dat.).