Taking

Definition of Taking

Tak´ing
a.1.Apt to take; alluring; attracting.
Subtile in making his temptations most taking.
- Fuller.
2.Infectious; contageous.
n.1.The act of gaining possession; a seizing; seizure; apprehension.
2.Agitation; excitement; distress of mind.
What a taking was he in, when your husband asked who was in the basket!
- Shak.
3.Malign influence; infection.

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