Usurped in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Usurped

simple past tense and past participle of usurp

Short Example Sentence for Usurped

  • 1. Savonarola usurped no prerogatives. 🔊
  • 2. Lasalle had acted as an absorbent and usurped it at all. 🔊
  • 3. Apollo slew the snake and usurped the oracle. 🔊
  • 4. For the dominion of man over the horse is an usurped dominion. 🔊
  • 5. How often the fleshly mind has usurped His place in Thy worship! 🔊
  • 6. Now Pelias, brother of Athamas, had usurped the throne of Thessaly. 🔊
  • 7. The next moment Judge Harvey's arms had usurped complete possession of her. 🔊
  • 8. In 802 Ni-ceph'o-rus usurped the throne of the Eastern Empire. 🔊

How to use Usurped in Sentence?

  • 1. I know a section of the country where a species of mint has completely usurped the pastures. 🔊
  • 2. My brain was usurped by some benumbing power, and my limbs refused to support me. 🔊
  • 3. She had usurped beyond her share in self-creation, and her part had undone His! 🔊
  • 4. The visible society which has usurped this name never was, nor is to-day, the universal Church. 🔊
  • 5. Herr Rosen instantly usurped the chair next to Nora, who began to pour the tea. 🔊
  • 6. But in men's conceptions the secondary has in great measure usurped the place of the primary. 🔊
  • 7. About the year 676, King Egbert having died, his brother Lothair usurped the throne of Kent. 🔊
  • 8. The imagination in such an age usurped the place of discrimination, and the wonderful became the probable. 🔊
  • 9. In their synods and assemblies they usurped the attributes of secular rulers, and discussed questions of peace and war. 🔊
  • 10. But all remorse for that, was swallowed up in the one engrossing thought and desire which had usurped my soul for the days just passed. 🔊
  • 11. Let not my enemies be afraid that I aim any longer at dispossessing them of their usurped authority. 🔊
  • 12. The poor had got the habit of coming that way; it was never intended for their use, but they had usurped it. 🔊
  • 13. A real nutshell drama had usurped the place of that fictitious one that had as yet failed to mark an epoch by so much as a scratch. 🔊
  • 14. He had usurped the position of Democratic leader in his community and the others were afraid to antagonize him openly. 🔊
  • 15. Regardless of any legal technicalities they simply usurped a power unlimited and despotic over a confused and shattered Ireland. 🔊
  • 16. His wife was a tall, handsome woman, who evidently had usurped an ascendency over her husband in all points unconnected with his calling. 🔊
  • 17. And in the meanwhile his enemies usurped upon him, and did a great battle upon his men, and slew many of his people. 🔊
  • 18. From pole to pole, and from the east to the west, he brandished his fiery scepter as though he had usurped all heaven and earth. 🔊
  • 19. The fact is, the genuine nightmare is the rider who plies his spurs and grips the reins, and not a mare that has usurped the function of a jockey. 🔊
  • 20. It decreed sweeping changes, usurped the executive authority, appealed to arms, and made war on the government. 🔊
  • 21. If such licence as they usurped were permitted, human society must be dissolved, and man be thrown back to a state of savage nature. 🔊
  • 22. A confederacy had been substituted in the place of a government, and State sovereignty had usurped the constituent sovereignty of the people. 🔊
  • 23. To Jenny, education had usurped the place which the church had always occupied in the benighted mind of her mother. 🔊
  • 24. And then I began to ask what is hidden beneath this mass of veils and wraps and petticoats, which has usurped my place. 🔊
  • 25. Citizens were deprived of their patrimonies by fraud; and possessions, which until then were considered inviolable, were usurped by the Church. 🔊
  • 26. They are supposed to be told by ten old women for the entertainment of a Moorish slave who had usurped the place of the rightful Princess. 🔊
  • 27. They that usurped the bloody victor's claim, That spoke of freedom; but, behold a cry! 🔊
  • 28. Its deep rut, no wider than the swing of a mule, marked it for one of those ancient highways whose place had been usurped by the Diaz railways. 🔊
  • 29. Historically speaking, perhaps, the Earth government has usurped the functions that rightfully belong to kings, dictators, and warlords. 🔊
  • 30. If ever valid, certainly not now when the place both of the past and future is too much usurped in our minds by the restless and discontented present. 🔊
  • 31. When the power of appointing to benefices was usurped by the civil power, the emperor was sure to fill the highest places in his gift with creatures of his own. 🔊
  • 32. The quick rattle of arms, the rush of feet, the low cries of relief, the rousing of horses, soon usurped the place of dreary, deadly calm. 🔊