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Φοβοῦ τὸ γῆρας, οὐ γὰρ ἔρχεται μόνον -> Fear old age, for it never comes alone
Menander

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P. and V. τροχός, ὁ. V. κύκλωμα, τό (Eur., Phoen. 1185).

Be broken on the wheel, v.: P. ἐπὶ τοῦ τροχοῦ στρεβλοῦσθαι.

Broken on the wheel, adj.: V. ἁρματήλατος (Of Ixion) (Eur., H. F. 1297).

I saw the death of Hector dragged at the wheel: V. σφαγὰς μὲν Ἕκτορος τροχηλάτους κατεῖδον (Eur., And. 399).

Potter's wheel: Ar. and P. τροχός, ὁ.

Military term, sudden change of direction: P. ἐπιστροφή, ἡ.

v. trans.

P. and V. στρέφειν, ἐπιστρέφειν.

Spin: Ar. and V. κυκλεῖν, στροβεῖν, V. ἑλίσσειν, εἱλίσσειν (once Ar.), δινεῖν (also Plat. in pass. but rare P.).

V. intrans. Change direction (of fleets, armies, etc.): P. and V. ὑποστρέφειν, Ar. and P. ἀναστρέφειν (or pass.), ἐπαναστρέφειν (or pass.).

Spin: P. and V. κυκλεῖσθαι, στρέφεσθαι, P. περιστρέφεσθαι, περιφέρεσθαι, V. ἑλίσσεσθαι, εἱλίσσεσθαι. Ar. and V. στροβεῖσθαι.