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3غافصهُ

, (Ṣ, A, Mṣb, Ḳ,) inf. n. مُغَافَصَةٌ and غِفَاصٌ, (TA,) He came upon him suddenly, or unexpectedly; (A, Mṣb, Ḳ;) he took him at unawares, (Ṣ, Mṣb, Ḳ,) and did an evil action to him. (TA.)
Hence the saying, (Mṣb,) أَخَذْتُهُ مُغَافَصَةً (A, Mṣb, TA) I took it (a thing, Mṣb) striving to overcome. (Mṣb, TA.)

غَافِصَةٌ

A sudden, or an unexpected, calamity, of time, or fortune: (Ṣgh, * Ḳ, * TḲ:) pl. غَوَافِصُ. (A.) You say, وَقَاكَ ٱللّٰهُ غَوَافِصَ الدَّهْرِ [May God preserve thee from the sudden, or unexpected, calamities of time, or fortune]. (A.)