Adherents flocked to him, and for a whole year Murad was engaged in suppressing his attempts to usurp the throne.
Davis rescued her career with her greatest ever performance as Margo Channing, and the fading actress was gradually usurped by the conniving Eve.
Now, imagine for a moment that the hated glazers are finally usurped by supporter groups.
The software was not successful in usurping the role of the human editor.
The new law is usurping the function of the judge.
26 declares guilty of lese-majeste whomsoever shall in any way usurp or infringe the king's absolute authority.
In 656, at the moment of his accession to power, Sigebert III., the king of Austrasia, had just died, and the Austrasian mayor of the palace, Grimoald, was attempting to usurp the authority.
Tendency among occupants of the Roman see to exalt themselves above other bishops, and to usurp the part of a.
The attempt of his uncle Prince Mustafa to usurp the throne, supported as it was by the Greeks, gave trouble at the outset of his reign, and led to the unsuccessful siege of Constantinople in 1422.
Estevao Soares, archbishop of Braga, placed himself at the head of the nobles and churchmen who threatened to usurp the royal power during Sancho II.'s minority, and negotiated an alliance with Alphonso IX., by which it was arranged that the Portuguese should attack Elvas, the Spaniards Badajoz.
The importance of which has caused it to usurp, in modern languages, the general name of " charity " - it ought to be observed that Christianity merely universalized a duty which has always been inculcated by Judaism, within the limits of the chosen people.
Psychology or metaphysics tend in their systems to usurp the place of authority formerly assigned to ethics proper.
He was usurping any title that cannot legally be sold.
How could the concerns of the cognitive revolution have been so quickly usurped?
It posts a dynasty where none existed, and then usurps for itself the right of succession.
This decision usurps the throne with the support of Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland.
(2) In strictness, an expert will not be allowed, in cases of alleged insanity, to say that a litigating or incriminated party is insane or the reverse, and so to usurp the prerogative of the court or jury.