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remove from political office

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dislodge from one's seat, as from a horse

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Only a few days since you, yourself, told me that these great brutes, by the uncertainty of their tempers, often were the means of turning victory into defeat, since, at a crucial moment, they might elect to unseat and rend their riders."
If the thoats did not respond with sufficient celerity to the telepathic instructions of their riders they were dealt a terrific blow between the ears with the butt of a pistol, and if they showed fight this treatment was continued until the brutes either were subdued, or had unseated their riders.
Perhaps his reason had been suddenly unseated by the unnatural captivity he carried with him, but in that wood he felt something unfathomably German--the fairy tale.
Follow my Lady Mary, and see that she comes to my father's castle in safety," and raising her riding whip she struck Mary's palfrey across the rump so that the animal nearly unseated his fair rider as he leaped frantically to one side and started madly up the road down which they had come.
His reason was unseated by the blind yearning of the flesh to exist and move, at all hazards to move, to continue to move, for movement was the expression of its existence.
Then, Mr Wegg, in a dry unflinching way, entered on his task; going straight across country at everything that came before him; taking all the hard words, biographical and geographical; getting rather shaken by Hadrian, Trajan, and the Antonines; stumbling at Polybius (pronounced Polly Beeious, and supposed by Mr Boffin to be a Roman virgin, and by Mrs Boffin to be responsible for that necessity of dropping it); heavily unseated by Titus Antoninus Pius; up again and galloping smoothly with Augustus; finally, getting over the ground well with Commodus: who, under the appellation of Commodious, was held by Mr Boffin to have been quite unworthy of his English origin, and 'not to have acted up to his name' in his government of the Roman people.
After they agreed to an urgent motion to unseat the chairperson, their numbers worked against their wish.
Panelo doubles down: Lorenzana did not say there is no ouster plot !-- -- Alexis Romero (Philstar.com) - May 29, 2019 - 8:54pm TOKYO There is nothing inconsistent between President Rodrigo Duterte's claim ofa conspiracy to unseat him and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana's statement that there is no credible ouster plot against the administration, Malacaaang said Wednesday.
MANSEHRA -- The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has begun legal action to unseat its 11 tehsil councillors, including nazim and six women, for violating its discipline during the recent nazim election.
THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Nasarawa State, David Ombugadu, has said that come 2019, the PDP Presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar will unseat the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari.
After the elections, Junejo filed a petition in the Tribunal accusing Madad Ali of poll rigging and prayed the Tribunal to order a vote recount, unseat Madad Ali and declare him successful in his place.
As such I urge the PA not to unseat me," Arbab wrote in his application.
Summary: Colombo, Sri Lanka, June 30, 2010, SPA -- A Maldives court today ordered two opposition politicians to be placed under house arrest as police investigate if they tried to bribe independent lawmakers in a bid to unseat the government, AP quoted an official as saying.
Since the late 1960s, the bead unseat test has been part of the testing required for salutatory compliance to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 109 for passenger car vehicles.