Definitions for obreption

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  1. Obreption(noun)

    the act of creeping upon with secrecy or by surprise

  2. Obreption(noun)

    the obtaining gifts of escheat by fraud or surprise

  3. Origin: [L. obreptio, fr. obrepere, obreptum, to creep up to; ob (see Ob-) + repere to creep.]


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