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verb as in claim without justification

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And so they try to arrogate my medical authority for their cause.

It is definitely alarming that a president can arrogate to himself this kind of power, whoever the president is.

This king dared arrogate a law absolute unto himself; its statutes, his own caprices; its canons, his own pretensions?

Who are these Spaniards that they should come among us and arrogate to themselves the possession of all authority?

There are gardens and gardens, and these represent the sort that are always spoken of in the plural and most arrogate the title.

No attempt seems to have been made on the part of any Archbishop of the Eastern capital to arrogate to himself temporal power.

Presumptuous and ignorant men, who arrogate the earth to yourselves!


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to arrogate, such as: appropriate, assume, commandeer, confiscate, demand, and expropriate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.