Henry George Liddell; Robert Scott [1940], A Greek-English Lexicon; Machine readable text (Trustees of Tufts University, Oxford) [word count] [greatscott78].
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ὑποδεήςὑποδεής (A), ές, (δέομαι)

   A somewhat deficient, inferior; used only in Comp. ὑποδεέστερος.    I of persons, lower in degree, Hdt.1.91, 134; κυνίδια τῶν ἀνθρώπων καὶ τῇ γνώμῃ καὶ τῇ γλώσσῃ ὑ. X. Oec. 13.8.    b younger, PMasp.23.16 (vi A. D.), PLond.5.1708.37 (vi A. D.).    2 of things, ἐκ πολλῷ ὑποδεεστέρων with resources much inferior, Th.2.89; αὐτὸς ἑωυτοῦ ῥέει -έστερος, of the Nile, Hdt.2.25; τέχνη ἐκείνης -τέρα Pl.Euthd.289e; δηλοῦται . . ὑποδεέστερα ὄντα τῆς φήμης inferior to report, i. e. exaggerated, Th.1.11; ἔστι δὲ τοῦτο ὑ., of bee-bread, Arist.HA623b24.    II Adv. -εστέρως Th.8.87, Antipho 4.4.6: neut. pl. ὑποδεέστερα as Adv., Id.3.3.9.
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Henry George Liddell; Robert Scott [1940], A Greek-English Lexicon; Machine readable text (Trustees of Tufts University, Oxford) [word count] [greatscott78].
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