Sentence Examples


  • The usurpation of power on the part of the richer members was not always effected without opposition.
  • The central government has gained strength at the expense of the states, seldom by direct usurpation (except during the Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-76), but indirectly through use and custom, as the country and people developed and new conditions of government arose.
  • The lessee must give notice to the lessor of any acts of usurpation committed on the property (Art.
  • Was now bebinning to rise, and the days of Afghan usurpation were numbered.
  • Kings, at all events, undertook priestly duties, and not until after the fall of Jerusalem does the history allow that usurpation of monarchical rights upon which the prophet Ezekiel encroaches.