This decision will usurp the powers of the commitee.
It will usurp authority over the man, but not cause him to be in silence.
There was a much better time when she did not know he planned to usurp her, and the memory comforted her.
Adherents flocked to him, and for a whole year Murad was engaged in suppressing his attempts to usurp the throne.
tendency among occupants of the Roman see to exalt themselves above other bishops, and to usurp the part of a.
(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.
26 declares guilty of lese-majeste whomsoever shall in any way usurp or infringe the king's absolute authority.
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.
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.
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.
Psychology or metaphysics tend in their systems to usurp the place of authority formerly assigned to ethics proper.
But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.
Announcing the engagement in this fashion could be viewed as the newly engaged couple attempting to usurp the spotlight.
Don't allow video games and television, or even reading and homework, to usurp time your child should be actively playing.
As a consequence Wilde might easily usurp Quentin Crisp's self-appointed title of England's first stately homo.
supported the claims of his sister-in-law the duchess of Orleans, gave the signal for a general war The French armies devastated the Palatinate instead of attacking William of Orange in the Netherlands, leaving him free to disembark at Torbay, usurp the throne of England, and construct the Grand Alliance of 1689.
Future of the RUC The second tier would not usurp the powers of the RUC.
Odo was always on his heels ready to usurp his latest illegal scheme.
UMD does n't usurp DVD in terms of what it brings.
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