Thesaurus / arrogate

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We are not His slaves, if we arrogate to ourselves the right of doing what we like with His possessions.
Upon what grounds then does he arrogate the right of condemning by wholesale a body of men of whom he can know little?
We should not arrogate to ourselves the sole right to rule and reason.
LAUGH AND LIVEDOUGLAS FAIRBANKS
However, we will not arrogate to ourselves the censorship of his motives, but simply confine ourselves to a recordance of events.
You arrogate to yourselves all the rights, as you have done all the virtues!
For, even had his claim been less urgent, ill would it have beseemed us to arrogate the lordships of all England as our dues.
HAROLD, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Are other people's spiritual affairs of no account, or do we arrogate to ourselves a monopoly of such matters?
PAN-ISLAMGEORGE WYMAN BURY
All Frenchmen are brave; none can arrogate to themselves any prerogative of valor.
And who are easy-going folk like you and me, that we should arrogate to ourselves a place in that grand company?
Shall we then arrogate to ourselves the sole power of acting unjustly, or of judging of what is expedient?

WORDS RELATED TO ARROGATE

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