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Plutarch, Apophthegmata Laconica 225C12

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adj.

Mighty: P. and V. μέγας.

Powerful: P. and V. δυνατός, Ar. and V. μεγασθενής, ἄλκιμος (rare P.).

Physically strong: P. and V. ἰσχυρός, V. κραταῖος, ὄβριμος, ἐγκρατής (in P. used of defences), σθεναρός, Ar. and V. παγκρατής, καρτερός (in P. used of defences), P. ἐρρωμένος.

Stronger: use also V. φέρτερος no positive.

Stout, solid: P. στεριφός; see solid.

Firm., secure: P. and V. βέβαιος.

Trustworthy: P. and V. βέβαιος, ἀσφαλής, P. ἐχυρός.

Of defences, ground, etc.: P. and V. ὀχυρός, ἰσχυρός, ἐρυμνός, P. καρτερός, ἐχυρός.

Cogent: P. ἀναγκαῖος.

Energetic: P. and V. ἔντονος, σύντονος.

Efficacious: P. and V. δραστήριος.

Vehement: P. σφοδρός.

Of natural phenomena: P. and V. πολύς, μέγας.

Of a smell: use P. βαρύς.

A strong wind: P. ἄνεμος μέγας.

A strong proof: P. μέγα τεκμήριον.

Be strong, powerful, v.: P. and V. δύνασθαι, ἰσχύειν, ἐρρῶσθαι (perf. pass. of ῥωννύναι), Ar. and V. σθένειν.

Be strong (in body): P. and V. ἰσχύειν, ἐρρῶσθαι (perf. infin. of ῥωννύναι), Ar. and V. εὐσωματεῖν, V. εὐσθενεῖν (Eur., Cycl.); see be vigorous, under vigorous.

With a strong hand: use P. and V. βίᾳ.

Strong points: P. τὰ ἰσχυρότατα (Thuc. 5, 111).

Take strong measures: use P. and V. ἀνήκεστόν τι δρᾶν.

Have strong views on: P. and V. σπουδάζειν περί (gen.).