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Ἔρως ἀνίκατε μάχαν -> O love, invincible in battle!
Sophocles, Antigone, 781

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subs.

sharp end of anything: Ar. and V. ἀκμή, ἡ (Eur., Supp. 318).

point of a spear: P. and V. λογχή, ἡ (Plat., Lach. 183D).

point of an arrow: V. γλωχίς, ἡ.

goad: P. and V. κέντρον, τό.

sharp point of rock: V. στόνυξ, ὁ (Eur., Cycl.).

since the land about Cynossema has a conformation coming to a sharp point: P. τοῦ χωρίου τοῦ περὶ τὸ Κυνὸς σῆμα ὀξεῖαν καὶ γωνιώδη τὴν περιβολὴν ἔχοντος (Thuc. 8, 104).

cape: P. and V. ἄκρα, ἡ, P. ἀκρωτήριον, τό, V. ἀκτή, ἡ, προβλής, ὁ, Ar. and V. ἄκρον, τό, πρών, ὁ.

meaning: P. διάνοια, ἡ; see meaning.

lead from the point: P. ἀπάγειν ἀπὸ τῆς ὑποθεσέως (Dem. 416), or simply P. and V. πλανᾶν.

miss the point: P. and V. πλανᾶσθαι.

beside the point: P. ἔξω τοῦ πράγματος (Dem. 1318), Ar. and P. ἔξω τοῦ λόγου.

to the point: P. πρὸς λόγον.

there is no point in: P. οὐδὲν προὔργου ἐστί (with infin.).

a case in point: P. and V. παράδειγμα, τό.

question in discussion: P. and V. λόγος, ὁ.

disputed points: P. τὰ διαφέροντα, τὰ ἀμφίλογα.

it is a disputed point: P. ἀμφισβητεῖται.

the chief point: P. τὸ κεφάλαιον.

a fresh point: P. and V. καινόν τι.

I hear this is his chief point of defence: P. ἀκούω . . . τοῦτο μέγιστον ἀγώνισμα εἶναι (Lys. 137, 8).

highest point, zenith: P. and V. ἀκμή, ἡ.

be at its highest point, v.: P. also V. ἀκμάζειν.

carry one's point: P. and V. νικᾶν, κρατεῖν τῇ γνώμῃ.

make a point, score a point (in an argument): P. and V. λέγειν τι.

herein you give us a point (advantage) as in draughts: V. ἓν μεν τοδʼ ἡμῖν ὥσπερ ἐν πεσσοῖς δίδως κρεῖσσον (Eur., Supp. 409).

turning point in a race-course: P. and V. καμπή, ἡ.

Met., crisis: P. and V. ἀκμή, ἡ, ἀγών, ὁ, ῥοπή, ἡ; see crisis.

to make known the country's weak points: P. διδάσκεινπονηρῶς ἔχει τῶν πραγμάτων (Lys. 143, 7).

strong points: P. τὰ ἰσχυρότατα (Thuc. 5, 111).

weak points: P. τὰ σαθρά (Dem. 52).

the weak point in the walls: V. τὸ νόσουν τειχέων (Eur., Phoen. 1097).

point of view: P. and V. γνώμη, ἡ, δόξα, ἡ.

point of conscience: P. and V. ἐνθύμιον, τό.

at this point: P. and V. ἐνθάδε.

from that point: P. and V. ἐντεῦθεν, ἐνθένδε.

up to this point: P. μέχρι τούτου.

I wish to return to the point from which I digressed into these subjects: P. ἐπανελθεῖν ὁπόθεν εἰς ταῦτα ἐξέβην βούλομαι (Dem. 298).

I return to the point: P. ἐκεῖσε ἐπανέρχομαι (Dem. 246).

in one point perplexity has assailed me: V. ἔστιν γὰρταραγμὸς ἐμπέπτωκέ μοι (Eur., Hec. 857).

be on the point of be about to: P. and V. μέλλειν (infin.).

whom I am on the point of seeing killed: V. ὃν . . . ἐπʼ ἀκμῆς εἰμὶ κατθανεῖν ἰδεῖν (Eur., Hel. 896). make a point of, see to it that: P. ἐπιμέλεσθαι ὅπως (fut. indic. or aor. subj.).

v. trans.

sharpen: Ar. and P. ἀκονᾶν (Xen.), Ar. and V. θήγειν.

sharpen at the end: V. ἐξαποξύνειν (Eur., Cycl.).

direct: P. and V. τείνειν.

point out or point to: P. and V. δεικνύναι, ἐπιδεικνύναι, ἀποδεικνύναι, V. ἐκδεικνύναι. Ar. and P. φράζειν; see show.

make known: P. and V. διδάσκειν.

V. intrans. be directed, tend: P. and V. τείνειν, φέρειν, νεύειν; see tend.

it is impossible that the oracle points to this, but to something else more important: Ar. οὐκ ἔσθʼ ὅπωςχρησμὸς εἰς τοῦτο ῥέπει ἀλλʼ εἰς ἕτερόν τι μεῖζον (Pl. 51).

the cruel violence to his eyes was the work of heaven to point the moral to Greece: V. αἱ θʼ αἱματουργοὶ δεργμάτων διαφθοραί θεῶν σόφισμα κἀπίδειξις Ἑλλάδι (Eur., Phoen. 870).