Arreption \Ar*rep"tion\, n. [L. arripere, arreptum, to seize, snatch; ad + rapere to snatch. See {Rapacious}.] The act of taking away. [Obs.] ``This arreption was sudden.'' --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

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