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refinement

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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Refining process (of gold): P. ἕψησις, ἡ (Plat.). Elegance: P. and V. χάρις, ἡ. Love of art: P. φιλοτεχνία, ἡ. Luxury: P. and V. τρυφή, ἡ, χλιδή, ἡ (Plat.). Subtlety: P. κομψεία, ἡ.