v.Gloss: short for “rappel.” «He kept falling, flailing and failing to make the moves, eventually just hanging on the rope and begging me to lower him down to the last ledge. He was out of steam; we rapped back to the ground.» —“A Match Made in Canada” by Michael J. Ybarra Wall Street Journal Nov. 12, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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