abripio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ab (from, away from) + rapiō (grab, seize, snatch).

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Verb[edit]

present active abripiō, present infinitive abripere, perfect active abripuī, supine abreptum

  1. I take away (by violence); snatch, drag or tear off or away.
  2. (figuratively, of rivers) I wash, blow away.
  3. (figuratively) I carry off, remove, detach.
  4. (figuratively) I squander, dissipate.

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