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synonyms for arrogate

  • appropriate
  • assume
  • commandeer
  • confiscate
  • demand
  • expropriate
  • preempt
  • presume
  • seize
  • take
  • usurp
  • accroach
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antonyms for arrogate

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  • abstain
  • give
  • keep
  • offer
  • refuse
  • reject
  • hand over
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How to use arrogate in a sentence

This king dared arrogate a law absolute unto himself; its statutes, his own caprices; its canons, his own pretensions?
UNDER THE ROSEFREDERIC STEWART ISHAM
Who are these Spaniards that they should come among us and arrogate to themselves the possession of all authority?
PONCE DE LEONWILLIAM PILLING
There are gardens and gardens, and these represent the sort that are always spoken of in the plural and most arrogate the title.
PICTURE AND TEXTHENRY JAMES
No attempt seems to have been made on the part of any Archbishop of the Eastern capital to arrogate to himself temporal power.
THE WALLS OF CONSTANTINOPLEBERNARD GRANVILLE BAKER
Presumptuous and ignorant men, who arrogate the earth to yourselves!
THE RUINSC. F. [CONSTANTIN FRANCOIS DE] VOLNEY
I do not know that I have a right to arrogate greater purity for myself than for our Mussalman brethren.
FREEDOM'S BATTLEMAHATMA GANDHI
Could she arrogate such triumphant confidence in the temper and nature of a man who did not love her?
THE ORDEALCHARLES EGBERT CRADDOCK
We fear, however, it can no longer arrogate to itself praise on this special score.
LEADING ARTICLES ON VARIOUS SUBJECTSHUGH MILLER
In the course of time he even begins to arrogate to himself the heroic virtues of the characters he impersonates.
THE FOOTLIGHTS FORE AND AFTCHANNING POLLOCK
Who was he that he should claim to lead a life apart, or arrogate to himself an immunity and an independence other men had not?
FATHER STAFFORDANTHONY HOPE
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WORDS RELATED TO ARROGATE

  • annex
  • appropriate
  • arrogate
  • borrow
  • clap hands on
  • commandeer
  • confiscate
  • expropriate
  • get fingers on
  • get hands on
  • glom onto
  • grab
  • grab hold of
  • hijack
  • kipe
  • liberate
  • moonlight requisition
  • preempt
  • seize
  • snatch
  • swipe
  • take over
  • usurp
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