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ὑγρός, ά, όν: Comp. ὑγρότερος Pl.Tht.162b, etc.: Sup. -ότατος X.Eq.7.7, etc.:—
wet, moist, fluid (opp. ξηρός), ὑγρὸν ἔλαιον, i. e. olive-oil, opp. fat or tallow, Il.23.281, Od.6.79; ὑ. πίσσα, νᾶπυ, raw pitch, liquid mustard, SIG1171.14 (Lebena, i B. C.), IG42(1).126.22 (Epid., ii A. D.); τὸ ὑ. ξύλον, opp. τὸ ξηρόν, Ev.Luc.23.31; ὑγρὸν ὕδωρ Od.4.458; ἄνεμοι ὑγρὸν ἀέντες winds blowing moist or rainy, 5.478, 19.440, Hes.Op.625, Th.869; ὑ. ἅλς, πέλαγος, θάλασσα, Pi.O. 7.69. P.4.40, A.Supp.259; ὑγρὰ νύξ a wet night, Pl.Criti.112a; ἐφ' ὑγροῖς ζωγραφεῖν paint on a wet ground, Plu.2.759c.

2. ὑγρά, Ion. ὑγρή, ἡ, the moist, i.e. the sea, ἐπὶ τραφερήν τε καὶ ὑγρήν Il.14.308; ἠμὲν ἐφ' ὑγρὴν ἠδ' ἐπ' ἀπείρονα γαῖαν 24.341, Od.1.97; ἐφ' ὑγρᾷ Ar.V.678; πουλὺν ἐφ' ὑγρήν Il.10.27; so ὑγρὰ κέλευθα the watery ways, i. e. the sea, 1.312, Od.3.71.

3. τὸ ὑ. and τὰ ὑ. wet, moisture, Hdt. 1.142, Hp.Loc.Hom.9, Liqu. tit.; Liquid, Hdt.4.172; γῆ ὑγρῷ φυραθεῖσα Pl.Tht.147c; ἐξερρύα συχνὸν ὑγρόν a quantity of fluid, IG42(1).122.4 (Epid., iv B. C.); μετρεῖν τὰ ὑγρά liquids, ib.22.1013.10; ἐπὶ ὑγροῖς οὐκ ἐξὸν δανείζειν PGnom.232 (ii A. D.).

4. μέτρα ὑγρὰ καὶ ξηρά liquid and dry measure, Pl.Lg.746e.

5. θῆρες ὑ. water-animals, opp. πεζοί, AP9.18 (Germ.); οἱ ὄρνιθες οἱ ὑ. Philostr. Im.1.9; ὑ. ἀοιδός, of a frog, AP6.43 (Plato).

6. of the bowels or faeces, loose, Hp.Aph.2.20, Arist.HA617a1.

7. ὑ. σφυγμός a damp pulse, defined by Gal.19.405.

II. soft, pliant, supple, of the eagle's back, Pi.P.1.9; of the limbs and body, ὑγραῖς ἐν ἀγκάλαις E. Fr.941, cf. Babr.34.7; ὑγρὸς τὸ εἶδος, of Ἔρως, Pl.Smp.196a; νεώτερος καὶ ὑγρότερος, opp. σκληρός, Id.Tht.162b; χορῷ ..ἔτερπον κέαρ ὑγροῖσι ποσσί B.16.108; ὑ. ὀρχηστής Poll.4.96, cf. Arist.PA655a24 (Comp.); ὑγρὰ ἔχειν τὰ σκέλη, of a horse, X.Eq.1.6; of a horse's neck, Id.Cyn.4.1 (so in Adv. of colts, γόνατα ὑγρῶς κάμπτειν, ὑγρῶς τοῖς σκέλεσι χρῆσθαι, Id.Eq.1.6, 10.15); of the hare, Id.Cyn.5.31; of the jackal, ταχυτῆτι διαφέρει διὰ τὸ ὑγρὸς εἶναι καὶ πηδᾷ πόρρω Arist. HA580a30; also of plants, ὑ. ἄκανθος Theoc.1.55; ὑ. χολάδες Babr. 1.10; σῶμα ὑγρὸν κείμενον lying in an easy position, Hp.Prog.3; ὑγρὸν χύτλασον σεαυτόν Ar.V.1213; κέρας ὑ., of a bow, Theoc.25.206.

2. languid, feeble, of one dying, ἐς ὑγρὸν ἀγκῶνα ..παρθένῳ προσπτύσσεται S.Ant.1236; κἀπιθεὶς ὑγρὰν χέρα E.Ph.1439.

3. of substance, flaccid, flabby, σάρκες Arist.HA598a9, 603b32, al.

b. tender, νεοττοί Ael.NA7.9; βρέφος Nonn.D.1.4.

4. moist with wine, tipsy, ὑγρὴν τὴν ψυχὴν ἔχειν Heraclit.117; ἡ διάνοια ὑ. γεγενημένη Plu. 2.713a; οἰνοβαρὴς ..ὑγρὸν ἀείδων, οὐ μάλα νγφάλιον κλάζων μέλος Opp. H.2.412.

5. of the eyes, melting, languishing, ὑ. βλέμμα Anacreont. 15.21; ὑγρὰ δερκομένοισιν ἐν ὄμμασιν AP7.27 (Antip. Sid.); ἐπ' ὄμμασιν ὑγρὰ δεδορκώς APl.4.306 (Leon.); τῶν ὀφθαλμῶν τὸ ὑ. ἅμα τῷ φαιδρῷ Luc.Im.6; also πόθος ὑ. a languishing, longing desire, h.Pan.33. Adv., ὑγρῶς βλέπειν Philostr.Ep.33: Sup., ὑγρότατα καὶ πένθιμα μελῳδεῖν App.BC1.106.

6. of language, smoothly flowing, D.H.Dem. 20.

7. metaph. of persons or their tempers, facile, pliant, easy, ὑγρός τις καὶ δημοτικός Plu.Mar.28; κόλαξ ὑγρὸς ὢν μεταβάλλεσθαι Id.2.51c; τὸ Κίμωνος ὑ. his easy temper, Id.Per.5; pleasure-loving, Hsch.; ὑγρότατος ἐς ταῦτα prone to .., App.BC5.8; ὑ. τῷ γελοίῳ Plu. Brut.29 (Comp.).

b. soft, dainty, luxurious, voluptuous, Id.2.751a; ὑ. πρὸς τὴν δίαιταν Id.Sol.3; βίου .., ὃν πάντες εἰώθασιν ὀνομάζειν ὑγρόν Alex.203; cf. ὑγρότης 11.2.

8. of the vowels α ι υ, sometimes long and sometimes short, S.E.M.1.100.

b. of στοιχεῖα, liquid (viz. λ μ ν ρ), D.T.632.9, Heph.1.3, al.

III. Adv. ὑγρῶς, v. supr. 11.1 and 5; also ὑγρότερον δαπανᾶν spend more freely, Phld. Oec.p.73J.