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defrock

verb

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to remove from a position of prominence or power (as a throne)
  • the movie's director was defrocked for going way over budget

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The first known use of defrock was in 1581

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“Defrock.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/defrock. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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