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Δύο γὰρ, ἐπιστήμη τε καὶ δόξα, ὧν τὸ μὲν ἐπίστασθαι ποιέει, τὸ δὲ ἀγνοεῖν.
Hippocrates

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adj.

P. and V. λεῖος, V. λευρός.

Glossy: Ar. and P. λιπαρός.

Level: P. ὁμαλός.

Polished: Ar. and V. ξεστός.

Of the sea: V. ἀκύμων, γαληνός; see calm.

Met., soft, gentle: P. and V. λεῖος (Plat.), πρᾶος, ἥσυχος, ἤπιος, Ar. and P. μαλακός, Ar. and V. μαλθακός.

Easy: P. and V. ῥᾴδιος, εὐπετής (Plat.); see easy.

Affable: see affable.

v. trans.

P. λειαίνειν (Plat.).

Level: P. ὁμαλύνειν (Plat.).

Smooth the brow: Ar. χαλᾶν μέτωπον (Vesp. 655).

Smooth your brow: V. μέθες νυν ὀφρύν (Eur., I. A. 648).

Smoothing your angered brow: V. στυγνὴν ὀφρὺν λύσασα (Eur., Hipp. 290).

Soften: P. and V. πραύνειν; see soften.

Calm: P. and V. κοιμίζειν (Plat.), V. κοιμᾶν.

White at the same time we smooth the way to empire for them: P. τῆς ἀρχῆς ἅμα προκοπτόντων ἐκείνοις (Thuc. 4, 60).