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usurps

verb
present tense third-person singular of usurp

Synonyms of usurps

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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“Usurps.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/usurps. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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