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repulse

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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P. and V. τροπή, ἡ. Refusal: P. and V. φθόνος, ὁ, V. φθόνησις, ἡ; see refusal. v. trans. Rout: P. and V. τρέπειν. Ward off: P. and V. ἀμύνεσθαι, V. ἐξαμύνεσθαι, ἀλέξεσθαι (also Xen. but rare P.). How did you repulse the Argive spear from your gates: V. πῶς γὰρ Ἀργείων δόρυ πυλῶν ἀπεστήσασθε (Eur., Phoen. 1086). Beat off: P. ἀποκρούεσθαι, ἐκκρούειν. Drive away: P. and V. ἀπελαύνειν, ἐλαύνειν, ἐξελαύνειν, ἐξωθεῖν (or mid.), ἀπωθεῖν (or mid.), διωθεῖσθαι, V. ἐξαπωθεῖν (Eur., Rhes.). Reject: P. and V. ἀπωθεῖν (or mid.), ἀπελαύνειν, παρωθεῖν (or mid.), διωθεῖσθαι, Ar. and V. ἀποπτύειν; see reject.