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usurp
(v)
you-ZURP
Meaning

seize another's power or rank

1st Sample Sentence

Throughout history, sons of kings have plotted to usurp their fathers' thrones.

Root

usus (a use)#rapere (to seize) (Latin)

Mnemonics

u r surp (snake). so u always seize another power us (e)+ur+p (ower) its "US" not "UR" "P"roperty. take by force or as one's possession

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