Surreption

Related to Surreption: surreptitious

Sur`rep´tion


n.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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And, guided by Bartlett, we learn that, far from being as distinct as salvation is from surreption, the two men appear as akin as genera of the species of parasites, distinct only in their awareness of their dependence on their host.
it about that falsehoods and surreptions be made, or that false