usurp


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Synonyms for usurp

Synonyms for usurp

to lay claim to for oneself or as one's right

Synonyms for usurp

seize and take control without authority and possibly with force

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Denouncing attempts to "destroy Russia's statehood and usurp power", he said: "The Russian people have shown today that such scenarios will not succeed in our land .
Then her mother chooses to lie with a man to become impregnated with another child and awaits the birth of this daughter who would usurp Rain's inheritance.
Jarvis, too, claimed that Witness to Faith was "tremendously intrusive," and he, too, suggested that the method to be used in the event of any disputes would usurp "the authority of the arbitrators under the collective agreement.
Jurists were far more interested in the question of whether the prince had the power to usurp the rights of his subject.
Episodes will range from medtech-company execs who share how they have overcome business-threatening obstacles, to Wall Street veterans discussing timely exit strategies; from clinicians explaining why certain emerging technologies might usurp long-standing standards of care in particular indications, to patients who explain why a particular new technology has changed their lives for the better.
However, Andre Guerrero, chef-owner of Max and Senor Fred, both in Sherman Oaks, wants to usurp Langer's long hold on the city's pastrami crown.
His consular colleague Collatinus, because of bearing the surname Tarquinius, soon left office and voluntarily went into exile, to remove any apprehensions that another Tarquin might usurp power.
Nonetheless, the company could announce capital spending plans at any time that could usurp free cash flow and decelerate or eliminate potential deleveraging.
Video and camera control hierarchy assures that authorized officials can usurp access and direct the rescue efforts.
She's simply portrayed as the ultimate professional: Hitting her mark the first time (or fretting if she doesn't), allowing the studio to usurp her birthday party as a publicity stunt, even charming co-stars as legendarily difficult as Lionel Barrymore.
Suddenly distant relatives and government agents attempt to usurp her claim, and Rue has to make hard and fast decisions on which of her newly acquired friends will help her to keep this new wonder or kill her to snatch it away.
In much of Canada today school boards have either been allowed to usurp, or have usurped, the authority of the Catechetical Office.