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Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

Plan: P. and V. γνώμη, ἡ, βουλή, ἡ, βούλευμα, τό, ἔννοια, ἡ (Plat.), ἐπίνοια, ἡ, Ar. and P. διάνοια, ἡ; see undertaking.

Device: P. and V. μηχάνημα, τό, πόρος, ὁ, μηχανή, ἡ, τέχνημα, τό, σόφισμα, τό.

Plot: P. ἐπιβουλή, ἡ, ἐπιβούλευμα, τό.

Trick: P. and V. δόλος, ὁ (rare P.).

Intrigue: P. κατασκεύασμα, τό.

Conspiracy: Ar. and P. συνωμοσία, ἡ.

Outline: P. τύπος, ὁ; see outline.

v. trans.

Device: P. and V. μηχανᾶσθαι, τεχνᾶσθαι, βουλεύειν; see devise.

Scheme for: P. ἐπιβουλεύειν (τί τινι).

Absol., form plots: P. and V. ἐπιβουλεύειν, V. μηχανορραφεῖν.

Be cunning: Ar. and V. σοφίζεσθαι (Eur., I A. 744).

Conspire: P. and V. συνομνύναι.

Scheme against: P. and V. ἐπιβουλεύειν (dat.).

Scheme with, intrigue with: P. and V. πράσσειν (dat. or πρός, acc. or εἰς, acc.).