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usurping

verb
present participle of usurp

Synonyms of usurping

to take or make use of under a guise of authority but without actual right
  • the mayor usurped the school board's authority when he fired the principal

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“Usurping.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/usurping. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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