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ad-ripiō (arr-) ipuī, eptus, ere

ad + rapio, to snatch, catch hurriedly, grasp, seize: telum: arcūs, O.: manum, H.To seize, lay hold of: alqm medium, T.: quem adripuit, has buttonholed, H.: alqm comā, O.: adreptus de pecuniis repetundis, arrested for: abeuntes magistratu, L.To take, appropriate, seize, embrace: facultatem laedendi: sibi imperium, usurp, Cs.: tempore adrepto, V.: impedimentum pro occasione, L.: (tellurem) velis, make haste to, V.: aliquid ad reprehendendum: gestūs aliunde: cognomen sibi ex imaginibus: maledictum ex trivio: tu mihi id, etc., seize (as a reproach) to me, etc. — To seize upon, learn with avidity: haec: (litterarum) studium, N.: celeriter res: litteras adripui.—To ridicule, attack, satirize: primores populi, H.: Nomentanum mecum, H.

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