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    usurp - Dictionary definition and meaning for word usurp

    (verb) seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession
    Synonyms : arrogate , assume , seize , take over
    Example Sentence
    • He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town
    • he usurped my rights
    • She seized control of the throne after her husband died
    (verb) take the place of
    Example Sentence
    • gloom had usurped mirth at the party after the news of the terrorist act broke
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for usurp


usurp - If I make use of your power forcefully then I am usurping.

its "US" not "UR" "P"roperty..take by force or as one's possession

u r surp(snake)..so u always seize another power

may sound like HARPna (appropriate)

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Sounds like User UP.Your rights of user are SEIZED FORCEFULLY by hacker.

U(use) + surp(Surf excel) >> by using surf (its dirt removing force), u will seize the kingdom of or kill germs and bacteria and dirt on clothes...

Usurp and swoop. You swoop down (attack) on someone and take possesion of his powers (usurp).

The US (united States) like to take other country by force

Upset: He upset my plans to usurp the government.

U-under a Sarp(snake). Taking taking power

use ur surf powder power

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