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.

Fame by surreption got May stead us for the time, but lasteth not. B. Jonson.

2.

A coming unperceived or suddenly.

 

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