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TA'KING, participle present tense Receiving; catching; getting possession; apprehending.

1. adjective Alluring; attracting.

TA'KING, noun The act of gaining possession; a seizing; seizure; apprehension.

1. Agitation; distress of mind.

What a taking was he in, when your husband asked what was in the basket?