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τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

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substantive

P. and V. ἔργον, τό, πόνος, ὁ, Ar. and V. μόχθος, ὁ, V. σπουδή, ἡ (Plato also but rare P.), χρέος, τό, τέλος, τό; see duty, work.

take to task, v.: P. and V. ἐλέγχειν; (Aesch., Choe. 919); see blame, question.

verb transitive

exercise: P. and V. γυμνάζειν.

question: P. and V. ἐλέγχειν, ἐξελέγχειν.

task with: P. and V. αἰτιᾶσθαί; (τινά τινος); see accuse.