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Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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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.

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