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τρῠφάω, (τρυφή) live softly, luxuriously, fare sumptuously,, ἐν ἀγκάλαις μητρὸς τρυφῆσαι, of a child, E.Ion 1376, cf. Ba.969; τ. ἐν ταῖς ἐσθῆσι Isoc.2.32; τ. καὶ μεγαλοπρεπῶς διαιτᾶσθαι X.Ath.1.11; λευκὸς ἄνθρωπος, παχύς, ἀργός .., εἰωθὼς τρυφᾶν Sosicr. 1, cf. Ep.Jac.5.5, Gal.6.416, etc.; παῖσον, τρύφησον, ζῆσον: ἀποθανεῖν σε δεῖ Epigr.Gr.362.5 (Cotiaeum, ii/iii A. D.).

2. part. τρυφῶν as Adj., effeminate, luxurious, Ar.Nu.48, etc.; τ. καὶ ἀμελής Pl.Lg.901a; τὸ τρυφῶν effeminacy, Ar.V.1455 (lyr.); also of things, dainty, delicate, βασιλικὴ καὶ τρυφῶσα παιδεία Pl.Lg.695d; ἀσπίδα ..τρυφῶσαν Aristopho 14, cf. Antiph.52.10 (troch.); ἄρτοι τ. Alc.Com.5.

II. to be licentious, run riot, wax wanton, Ar.Lys.405, etc.; to be extravagant, opp. γλίσχρως ζῆν, Arist.Pol.1266b26.

2. revel in, ἐν τοῖς ἀγαθοῖς τινος LXXSi.14.4; delight in, ἐν ἀγαθωσύνῃ σου ib.Ne.9.25.

III. give oneself airs, be dainty, fastidious, ἆρ' οὐ τρυφῶμεν ... , οἷσιν οὐκ ἀρκεῖ τάδε; E.Supp.214; τ. δ' ὁ δαίμων is fickle, ib.552; ἐπειδή μοι δοκεῖς σὺ τρυφᾶν to hang back, Pl.Euthphr.11e, cf. La.179d, Alc.1.114a; οἱ τρυφῶντες spoiled pets, Id.Men.76b; ἐν ταῖς ἐκκλησίαις τ. καὶ κολακεύεσθαι, of the people, D.8.34; οὐκ ἀνεκτὸν εἶναι ..αἰχμάλωτον οὖσαν τρυφᾶν Id.19.197; τρυφῶσιν ἕτεροι πρὸς ἑτέρους, of philosophers, Alex.221.14; followed by a modifying clause, νῦν δὲ τρυφᾷς διότι ..Pl.Prt.327e; ἐν ταῖς ..ἑτέρων ..ἀτυχίαις τ. Euphro 12; later, τ. κατά τινος make sport of .., Him.Ecl.12.2.