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synonyms for usurpations

  • annexation
  • confiscation
  • abduction
  • apprehension
  • appropriation
  • arrest
  • arrogation
  • assumption
  • bust
  • collar
  • drop
  • grab
  • hook
  • pinch
  • preemption
  • seizing
  • seizure
  • snatch
  • commandeering
  • grabbing

antonyms for usurpations

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  • letting go
  • release
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How to use usurpations in a sentence

He attacked the usurpations of Robespierre and the machinations of the Jacobins, by which he fell.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Much has been said in recent years regarding Executive usurpations.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND NATIONAL CONSERVATION CONGRESSVARIOUS
In proportion to the enormity of the violences and usurpations, were augmented the pretences of sanctity, among those regicides.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.I., PART E.DAVID HUME
He at once denounced the usurpations of the Commons, and brought in a bill to declare them illegal.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE, VOLUME VIII (OF 8)JOHN RICHARD GREEN
It is in case of usurpations only Virginia claims that it is a duty and right to interpose to redress this evil.
NULLIFICATION, SECESSION WEBSTER'S ARGUMENT AND THE KENTUCKY AND VIRGINIA RESOLUTIONSCALEB WILLIAM LORING
The public domain, encroached upon by usurpations or by the colonies of Sylla, had almost disappeared.
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
The Archbishop of Turin was banished and died in exile for having spoken in reproof of these unwarranted usurpations.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
He hoped, therefore, by propitiating them through smaller sacrifices to win approval of more important usurpations.
THE REVOLT OF THE NETHERLANDS, COMPLETEFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
But in consequence of his ambition and usurpations, his reception at home was ill-suited to the character of his heroic deeds.
GREAT EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICACHARLES A. GOODRICH
He ordered the dissolution of congress, had recourse to forced loans, with other usurpations.
GREAT EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICACHARLES A. GOODRICH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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