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

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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pretended: P. προσποιητός, P. and V. πλαστός (Xen.).

v. trans.

P. and V. σκώπτειν (Eur., Cycl. 675, absol.), Ar. and P. χλευάζειν, ἐπισκώπτειν, τωθάζειν, V. κερτομεῖν.

laugh at: P. and V. γελᾶν (ἐπί, dat., or dat. alone), καταγελᾶν (gen.), ἐπεγγελᾶν (dat.), V. ἐγγελᾶν (dat., or κατά, gen.), διαγελᾶν (acc.), ἐγκατιλλώπτειν (dat.).

insult: P. and V. ὑβρίζειν (acc. or εἰς, acc.), ἐφυβρίζειν (acc., dat., or εἰς, acc.) (rare P.), προπηλακίζειν, P. ἐπηρεάζειν (dat.). Ar. and V. καθυβρίζειν (acc. or gen.).

baffle: P. and V. σφάλλειν, P. ἐκκρούειν.

mock (a person or a thing): Ar. and V. ἐνυβρίζειν (acc. of person, dat. of thing, or absol.).