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Subject: Discovering words
While looking up the correct spelling of surreptitious I was pointed to a few similar words by  None of these others were familiar to me, which is a fun discovery.  Even though no one else cares, here's what I found:

subreptitious - A calculated misrepresentation through concealment of the facts.
arreptitious - Snatched away; seized or possessed, as a demoniac; raving; mad; crack-brained.
irreptitious - Characterized by creeping in or having crept in, esp. into a text.

I don't think I'm going to get much use out of these, especially irreptitious, but I do kind of like arreptitious.  What scurrilous ratbag among us hasn't surreptitiously hatched an arreptitious plan?


Sounds kind of like Wile E. Coyote, dunnit?
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Member since Sep 2007 · 35 posts · Location: Canberra
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Since I added the scrabble application on facecrack, I too have learnt a lot of new words. I have no idea what they mean, though...
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