Supplanting sentence example

supplanting
  • During his patron's absence, Biren, a handsome, insinuating fellow, succeeded in supplanting him in the favour of Anne, and procuring the disgrace and banishment of Bestuzhev and his family.
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  • They also pushed their fortunes by fighting for, or murdering and supplanting, the native African princes.
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  • The gradual supplanting of sail by steamships has made Malta a coaling station of primary importance.
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  • The decline of commerce, however, had already begun, manufacturing supplanting it in importance; and this decline was rapid by 1850.
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  • Wilfrid's is a memorable name in English history, not only because of the large part he played in supplanting the Celtic discipline and in establishing a precedent of appeal to papal authority, but also by reason of his services to architecture and learning.
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  • Retting or rotting is an operation of the greatest importance, and one in connexion with which in recent years numerous experiments have been made, and many projects and processes put forth, with the view of remedying the defects of the primitive system or altogether supplanting it.
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  • Since these results appear to be satisfactory, it is natural to expect further attempts with the same object of supplanting the ordinary steeping.
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  • Electricity is supplanting both steam and gas, and is being installed in most large printing-houses, including newspaper offices.
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  • He opposed Louis's candidate for the electorate of Cologne (1688), approved the League of Augsburg, acquiesced in the designs of the Protestant William of Orange, even in his supplanting James II., whom, although a Roman Catholic, he distrusted as a tool of Louis.
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  • The way was thus clear for the Jesuits, who, with their Latin tragi-comedies or dramatized allegories written to commemorate saints or for scholastic festivals, succeeded for a time in supplanting both the popular pieces of the old school and the plays modelled on the masterpieces of Greece and Rome.
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  • Appointed guardian to the sons of Ancus Marcius, he succeeded in supplanting them on the throne on their father's death.
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  • Strife again broke out between Rudolph and his treacherous younger brother Matthias, who used the religious and political controversies of the time for the purpose of supplanting his brother.
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  • The supersession of the Celtic Cornish by English, and of the Slavonic Old-Prussian by German, are but examples of a process which has for untold ages been supplanting native dialects, whose very names have mostly disappeared.
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  • It is supplanting the Border Leicester as a sire of mutton sheep; for, although its progeny is slower in reaching maturity, tegs can be fed to greater weights in spring - 65 to 68 lb per carcass - without becoming too fat to be classed as finest quality.
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  • The series as a whole has been accepted as finally authoritative, supplanting its predecessors of similar aim, and almost - in the words of Theodore Roosevelt - founding a new school of naval historical writing.
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  • The duke of Orleans, a weak and dissolute but ambitious man, had conceived the hope of supplanting his cousin on the throne.
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  • This is gradually supplanting the wasteful method of native reeling, giving a much better finished and consequently more valuble article.
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  • This embryo-sac increases in size, gradually supplanting the cellular tissue of the nucellus until it is surrounded only by a thin layer of it; or it may actually extend at the apex beyond it, as in Phaseolus and Alsine media; or it may pass into the micropyle, as in Santalum.
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  • Other responses emphasized the greater centrality of peers rather than parents (' peers supplanting parents ' ).
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  • Swine do well in all parts of the country, especially in Minas Geraes, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Parana and Rio Grande do Sul, and domestic pork and lard are' slowly supplanting the heavily-taxed foreign products.
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  • The duplicates sale of 1813 financed the compilation of a new catalog, supplanting the existing one in three sequences.
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