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usurpation

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the unlawful taking or withholding of something from the rightful owner under a guise of authority
  • the unexpected usurpation of power by the government resulted in the townspeople revolting

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“Usurpation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/usurpation. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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