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Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

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v. intrans.

P. and V. μυκᾶσθαι (Plat. but rare P., also Ar.), Ar. and V. βρυχᾶσθαι. V. ἐκβρυχᾶσθαι. subs. Of cattle: V. μύκημα, τό. adj. As opposed to high: P. and V. βραχύς. Level: P. ὁμαλός, V. λευρός. P. and V. πεδιάς, ἡ (Plat. but rare P.). Small: P. and V. μικρός, σμικρός. Of degree, rank, etc.: P. and V. ταπεινός, ἀδόκιμος, φαῦλος, ἀφανής, ἀνώνυμος. P. ἄδοξος, V. βραχύς, βαιός, ἄσημος; see mean. Of price: P. εὔωνος, εὐτελής. Of sound: P. and V. λείας. Speak low: see whisper. Base, dishonourable: P. and V. αἰσχρός, κακός, πονηρός, φαῦλος, μοχθηρός, κακοῦργος, ἀνάξιος, Ar. and P. ἀγεννής. Vulgar, common: Ar. and P. φορτικός, ἀγοραῖος. Dejected (of spirits): P. and V. ἄθυμος (Xen.), V. δύσθυμος. Bring low, v.: P. and V. καθαιρεῖν, καταβάλλειν, συστέλλειν, κολούειν, P. ταπεινοῦν, Ar. and V. ἰσχναίνειν, V. κατισχναίνειν, κλίνειν, καταρρέπειν. Be brought low: also P. and V. κάμπτεσθαι (Plat.). Have a low opinion of: see despise. Lay low: see bring low. One word will lay you low: V. ἓν γὰρ ἐκτενεῖ σʼ ἔπος (Eur., Med. 585).