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Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1

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verb transitive

P. and V. ἰσχναίνειν (Plato); see reduce.


lean: Ar. and P. ἰσχνός, λεπτός.

withered: P. and V. ξηρός.

Opposed to, thick, close: P. μανός.

scanty: P. and V. σπάνιος.

Met., poor: P. and V. φαῦλος.