: marked by obreption : done or obtained by trickery or by concealing the truth
obreptitiously adverb

Word History


Late Latin obrepticius, obreptitius, from Latin obreptus (past participle of obrepere) + -icius, -itius -itious

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“Obreptitious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/obreptitious. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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