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ar-rēpo (better, adr- ), repsi, reptum, 3, v. n., creep or move slowly to or toward something, to steal softly to, lit. and trop.; constr. with ad; post-Aug. with dat.
II. Trop.: sensim atque moderate ad amicitiam adrepserat, * Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 68: leniter in spem Adrepe officiosus, * Hor. S. 2, 5, 48: “qui animis muliercularum adrepit,Tac. A. 3, 50: “occultis libellis saevitiae principis adrepit,id. ib. 1, 74.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Cicero, Against Verres, 2.3.157
    • Horace, Satires, 2.5.48
    • Tacitus, Annales, 3.50
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 11.62
    • Valerius Maximus, Facta et Dicta Memorabilia, 6.8
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