Surreption Sur*rep"tion, n. [L. surreptio, or subreptio. Cf. {Subreption}.] 1. The act or process of getting in a surreptitious manner, or by craft or stealth. [1913 Webster]

Fame by surreption got May stead us for the time, but lasteth not. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

2. A coming unperceived or suddenly. [1913 Webster]

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