διατρίβω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From δια- (dia-, through) +‎ τρῑ́βω (trī́bō, rub).

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Verb[edit]

διατρῑ́βω (diatrī́bō)

  1. to rub hard; to wear away, fritter away, consume
  2. to spend time
  3. to be busy
  4. to waste time, delay
  5. to hinder

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