Subreptitious \Sub`rep*ti"tious\, a. [L. subreptitius. See {Surreptitious}.] Surreptitious. [Obs.] -- {Sub`rep*ti"tious*ly}, adv. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • subreptitious — index collusive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • subreptitious — adjective see subreption …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • subreptitious — adj. gained through the concealment of pertinent facts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subreptitious — sub·rep·ti·tious …   English syllables

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  • Subreptitiously — Subreptitious Sub rep*ti tious, a. [L. subreptitius. See {Surreptitious}.] Surreptitious. [Obs.] {Sub rep*ti tious*ly}, adv. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • subreption — subreptitious /sub rep tish euhs/, adj. /seuhb rep sheuhn/, n. 1. Canon Law. a concealment of the pertinent facts in a petition, as for dispensation or favor, that in certain cases nullifies the grant. Cf. obreption (def. 1). 2. Scots Law. the… …   Universalium

  • subreption — noun Etymology: Late Latin subreption , subreptio, from Latin, act of stealing, from subripere, surripere to take away secretly more at surreptitious Date: 1600 a deliberate misrepresentation; also an inference drawn from it • subreptitious… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • surreptitious — surreptitiously, adv. surreptitiousness, n. /serr euhp tish euhs/, adj. 1. obtained, done, made, etc., by stealth; secret or unauthorized; clandestine: a surreptitious glance. 2. acting in a stealthy way. 3. obtained by subreption; subreptitious …   Universalium

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