Thucydides 3.20-25

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  1. ἐπιεζοντο (πιεζω)
    they were hard pressed
  2. ἐσηγησαμενων (εἰσηγέομαι)
    having introduced, brought in
  3. ἀπωκνησαν (ἀποκνέω)
    they shrank from
  4. ἐνεμειναν (ἐμμένω)
    they persevered in
  5. τας κλιμακας (ἡ κλῖμαξ)
    ladders
  6. ταις ἐπιβολαις
  7. ἐξαληλιμμενον (ἐξαλείφω)
    plastered-over
  8. τευξεσθαι (fut inf of verb you know well)
    τυγχανω - going to hit upon
  9. οὐ πολυ ἀπεχοντες
    not being very far away
  10. καθορωμενου (verb you know well - recognise it?)
    • καθοραω
    • looking upon, being looked upon
  11. του παχους (το πάχος)
    the breadth/thickness
  12. εἰκασαντες (εἰκάζω)
    having represented
  13. [21]
    τῃ οἰκοδομησει
    the building, structure
  14. διειχον (διέχω)
    they were kept apart
  15. διανενεμημενα (διανέμω)
    being divided
  16. ἠν ξυνεχη (συγχέω)
    it was all together
  17. οἱ/τας ἐπαλξεις
    defences
  18. δια δεκα
    'through ten' = every ten, at intervals of ten
  19. ἰσοπλατεις (ης ες)
    equal in breadth
  20. διηκοντες (διηκω)
    extending
  21. το μετωπον
    the front/face of a structure
  22. διῃσαν (δίειμι)
    they were going to and fro
  23. νοτερος α ον
    damp
  24. δια ὀλιγου
    not a great distance
  25. στεγανων (στεγανόω)
    being covered over
  26. περιεφρουρουντο (περιφρουρέω)
    they were blockaded, guarded
  27. [22]
    τηρησαντες (τηρέω)
    having watched for
  28. ἀσεληνον (ος ον)
    moonless
  29. το σκοτεινον (ος ον)
    dark
  30. προιδοντων (προεῖδον)
    perceiving
  31. τῳ ψοφῳ
    noise
  32. ἀντιπαταγουντος (ἀντιπαταγέω)
    rattling so as to drown out
  33. κρουομενα (κρούω)
    striking
  34. την αἰσθησιν
    perception
  35. παρεχοι (παρέχω)
    it might betray
  36. εὐσταλεις (ης  ες)
    well-equipped
  37. τῃ ὁπλισει
    in equipment
  38. τον ἀριστερον
    the left
  39. ὑποδεδεμενοι (verb you ought to know)
    • ὑποδέω
    • bound under
  40. της ἀσφαλειας
    security against stumbling
  41. τον πηλον
    the earth
  42. ἐρημοι (ος ον)
    deserted
  43. οἱ ψιλοι
    light troops
  44. τῳ ξιφιδῳ
    dagger
  45. τῳ θωρακι
    breastplate
  46. κατοπιν (adv)
    behind, after
  47. ἀντιλαμβανομενος (ἀντιλαμβάνω)
    taking hold of
  48. την κεραμιδα
    a roof tile
  49. τον δουπον
    a thud
  50. ᾐδει (plpf of a well known verb)
    οἶδα
  51. ὑπολελειμμενοι (pf part of verb you should be able to work out)
    • ὑπολείπω
    • left remaining
  52. ἐμπαλιν (adv)
    backwards
  53. οἱ φρυκτοι
    fire-signals
  54. παρανισχον (παρανίσχω)
    they were raising in answer
  55. ἀσαφη (ης  ες)
    indistinct
  56. [23]
    τας διοδους
    the passages
  57. εἰργον (ἐργω)
    they shut in, kept in check
  58. ἀπωσαντες (ἀπωθέω)
    having pushed back
  59. διακομιζομενος (διακομίζω)
    coming over
  60. του χειλους
    the lip, rim, edge
  61. ἐτοξευον (τοξεύω)
    they were shooting
  62. ἠκοντιζον (ἀκοντίζω)
    they were throwing javelins
  63. ὁ κωλυτης
    a hinderer
  64. ἑωρων (weird impf of a verb you know very well)
    • ὁράω
    • they were seeing
  65. ὁ κρυσταλλος
    ice
  66. ἐπεπηγει (πήγνυμι)
    it had formed
  67. του ἀπηλιωτου
    from the east wind
  68. ὑδατωδης ες
    watery
  69. [24]
    ἁθροοι (ος ον)
    in heaps, crowds
  70. ὑποτοπησαι (ὑποτοπέω)
    to suspect
  71. ὑποστρεψαντες (ὑποστρέφω)
    having turned about
  72. πλειονων (πλειων)
    more
  73. ἐληφθη (λαμβανω)
    he had been taken
  74. ἐσωθησαν (σωζω)
    they were saved
  75. [25]
    την χαραδραν
    stream
  76. ὑπερβατον (ος  ον)
    passable
  77. το περιτειχισμα
    blockading wall
  78. ἡ ἐσβολη
    invasion
  79. προαποπεμφθηναι (προαποπέμπω)
    to have been sent forth
  80. ξυμβαινειν (συμβαινω)
    to treat with

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