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τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

Not to choose: P. ἀποκρίνειν. Refuse: P. and V. οὐ δέχεσθαι, ἀπωθεῖν (or mid.), παρωθεῖν (or mid.), διωθεῖσθαι, ἀναίνεσθαι (Dem. and Plat. but rare P.). Cast aside: P. and V. ἀφιέναι, ἐκβάλλειν, ἀποβάλλειν, ἀπορρίπτειν, V. ἐκρίπτειν. Despise: P. and V. καταφρονεῖν (acc. or gen.), Ar. and V. ἀποπτύειν; see despise. Neglect: P. and V. ἀμελεῖν (gen.), παραμελεῖν (gen.). Dislike: V. ἀποστέργειν; see dislike. Reject by voting: Ar. and P. ἀποχειροτονεῖν. Reject (candidates for office) after scrutiny: P. ἀποδοκιμάζειν.