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snare

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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subs.

P. and V. πάγη, ἡ (Plat.).

Net: P. and V. ἄρκυς, ἡ (Plat.), δίκτυον, τό (Xen. also Ar.), βρόχος, ὁ (Plat.); see also net, trap, toils.

Trap: P. θήρατρον, τό (Xen.). Met., P. and V. δόλος, ὁ (rare P.), σόφισμα, τό, ἀπάτη, ἡ.

Ambush: P. ἐνέδρα, ἡ, V. λόχος, ὁ.

Lay a snare for: P. ἐνεδρεύειν (acc.), ἐλλοχᾶν (acc.), V. λοχᾶν (acc.).

v. trans.

P. and V. αἱρεῖν, Ar. and P. συμποδίζειν; see also deceive.

Lie in wait for: P. ἐνεδρεύειν (acc.), V. λοχᾶν (acc.).