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a.1.Marked by usurpation; usurping.
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From a theoretical perspective, Witz would say that the subordinate notaries were embarking on a professional project using a usurpatory strategy and choosing to locate their project in the dominant lawyers' laps.
interrogate the usurpatory genealogies of colonial conquest.
Dennis's figure for this third violence, the "Artillery of Jove," is echoed by Shelley in the letter to Peacock in History of a Six Weeks' Tour, where the "avalanches," "torrents," and "rocks" appear as the usurpatory "essays" of the deity Ahrimanes.