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Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

P. and V. ἕλκειν, ἐφέλκειν, ἐπισπᾶν, Ar. and V. σπᾶν. Absol., give a pull: Ar. ὑποτείνειν (Pax. 458). Row: Ar. and P. ἐλαύνειν, V. ἐρέσσειν. Pull away: P. and V. ἀποσπᾶν, ἀφέλκειν. Pull back: P. and V. ἀνασπᾶν, Ar. and V. ἀντισπᾶν. Pull down: P. and V. καθέλκειν, κατασπᾶν. Dismantle: P. and V. ἀνασπᾶν, καθαιρεῖν, P. περιαιρεῖν. Pull from under: P. and V. ὑποσπᾶν, Ar. and P. ὑφέλκειν. Pull in an opposite direction: P. ἀνθέλκειν, Ar. and V. ἀντισπᾶν. Pull off: P. and V. ἀποσπᾶν, ἀφέλκειν. Strip off: see strip. Pull out: P. and V. ἐξέλκειν (Plat. but rare P.), Ar. and V. ἐκσπᾶν. Pull to: P. ἐπισπᾶν. Pull together. When might and right pull together, what pair more potent than this? V. ὅπου γὰρ ἰσχὺς συζυγοῦσι καὶ δίκη, ποία ξυνωρὶς τῆσδε καρτερωτέρα; (Aesch., Frag.). Pull up: Ar. and P. ἀνέλκειν. Uproot: Ar. and P. ἐξορύσσειν, P. ἐκπρεμνίζειν; see uproot. subs. Use effort.