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Lewis : arrepo

arrepo arrēpo (better, adr-), repsi, reptum, 3, v. n., to creep or move slowly to or toward something, to steal softly to, lit. and trop.; constr. with ad; post-Aug. with dat. Lit.: mus aut lacerta ad columbaria, Varr. R. R. 3, 7, 3; so Plin. 35, 10, 36, § 98: rubetae adrepentes foribus, id. 11, 18, 19, § 62; Val. Max. 6, 8 fin.— 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.