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violence

Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.

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substantive

force: P. and V. βία, ἡ. V. τὸ καρτερόν, P. βιαιότης, ἡ.

rush: Ar. and P. ῥύμη, ἡ.

[[outrage P.]] V. ὕβρις, ἡ, ὕβρισμα, τό.

vehemence: P. σφοδρότης, ἡ.

by violence, by force: P. and V. βίᾳ, πρὸς βίαν, βιαίως, V. ἐκ βίας, κατ' ἰσχύν, σθένει, πρὸς τὸ καρτερόν, πρὸς ἰσχύος κράτος; see under force.

act of violence: V. χείρωμα, τό.

do acts of violence, v.: P. χειρουργεῖν. Use

violence: P. and V. βιάζεσθαι; (mid.).

suffer violence: P. and V. βιάζεσθαι; (pass.).

do violence to oneself, kill oneself: P. βιάζεσθαι ἑαυτόν (Plato).

do a violence to, take violent measures against: P. and V. ἀνήκεστόν τι δρᾶν (acc.) (Eur., Med. 283), P. νεώτερόν τι ποιεῖν εἰς (acc.), ἀνήκεστόν τι βουλεύειν περί (gen.).

do no violence to: V. δρᾶν μηδὲν… νεώτερον (acc.) (Eur., Rhesus 590), μηδὲν νέον δρᾶν (acc.) (Eur., Bacchae 362).

blow with great violence (of wind): P. μέγας ἐκπνεῖν (Thuc. 6, 104).

their escape was due to the violence of the storm: P. ἐγένετο ἡ διάφευξις αὐτοῖς διὰ τοῦ χειμῶνος τὸ μέγεθος (Thuc. 3, 23).

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