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One should conquer the world not to enthrone a man, but an idea, for ideas exist for ever.

She will again seek to dethrone Religion, and enthrone Reason.

Self is the idol, and we enthrone it, and we fall down and worship it.

But I use the canaille for my purpose—I don't mean to enthrone it.

Is it not to dethrone self and enthrone God in the hearts of men?

He plotted a revolution, which should overthrow McGuire and enthrone himself.

Entice the tyrant back with fair promises, kill him and enthrone.

In her singing she seemed to understand, to love, to pity, to enthrone.

Greed and pride and passion call on violence to defeat justice and enthrone blind force.

As usual, this was more than I could resist, and its immediate effect now was to drive out reason and to enthrone love once more.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from en- (1) + throne. Replacing enthronize (late 14c.), from Old French introniser (13c.), from Late Latin inthronizare, from Greek enthronizein, from en "in" (see en- (2)) + thronos "throne" (see throne). Related: Enthroned; enthroning.

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