Synonyms for arrogation

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He ridicules the arrogation to itself by the 'Compact' of a monopoly of loyalty.

This arrogation of dignity was much resented by his friends.

The arrogation of sole possession could but lead to the disintegration of the troop.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from Latin arrogationem (nominative arrogatio), noun of action from past participle stem of arrogare "to claim for oneself" (see arrogance).

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assumption

nounassuming possession, power
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