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abripiō ripuī, reptus, ere

ab + rapio, to take forcibly away, snatch away, tear from, force off: puella ex Atticā hinc abrepta, stolen, T.: filios e complexu parentum: alqm de convivio in vincla atque in tenebras: (milites) vi fluminis abrepti, Cs.: aliquem ad quaestionem: iam intro abripiere, shall be dragged, T.: sublatis signis se, to run away, L.—Of property, to dissipate, squander: quod ille compersit miser, id illa univorsum abripiet, will snatch away in a lump, T.—Fig., to carry off, remove, detach: tempestate abreptus: (filium) si natura a parentis similitudine abriperet, i. e. made unlike him.

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