Usurp

Usurp [ yoo-SURP, -ZURP ]
 verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. to take or seize (position, office) by force or without right
2. replace
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 She believed that the elderly lady, who seemed to govern decisions about her grandchildren's forthcoming marriages, was usurping her position in the family.

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