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rather

Ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται -> For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.
Corpus Hippocraticum, Aphorisms 1.6.2

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adv.

P. and V. μᾶλλον. I had rather (with infin.): P. and V. βούλομαι μᾶλλον, or V. βούλομαι alone (Eur., And. 351). Somewhat: with adj. and adv., use comparative. Rather weak: P. and V. ἀσθενέστερος. Nay rather: P. and V. μὲν οὖν. Let someone come forward and prove to me or rather to you that I am not speaking the truth: P. παρελθών τις ἐμοί, μᾶλλον δὲ ὑμῖν δειξάτω ὡς οὐκ ἀληθῆ ταῦτʼ ἐγὼ λέγω (Dem. 20).