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Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

Earnest: P. and V. σπουδαῖος (Soph., Frag.), ἔντονος, σύντονος; see also eager.

Be serious, v.: P. and V. σπουδάζειν.

Important: P. διάφορος.

Of looks: P. and V. σεμνός.

Look serious: V. σεμνὸν βλέπειν.

Terrible: P. and V. δεινός.

Dangerous: P. ἐπικίνδυνος.

Difficult to deal with: P. and V. ἄπορος, ἀμήχανος (rare P.). Ar. and P. χαλεπός.

Of a wound: P. and V. καίριος (Xen.).

Heavy, severe: P. and V. βαρύς.