GRE Word List

USURP

to seize and hold (office, place, functions, powers, etc.) in possession by force or without right

The meaning of the word usurp is to seize and hold (office, place, functions, powers, etc.) in possession by force or without right.

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WordMeaning
divaprima donna
conglomeratemade up of parts from various sources or of various kinds
temerityunreasonable or foolhardy contempt of danger or opposition : rashness
granarya storehouse for threshed grain
ventralof or relating to the belly : abdominal
replenishto fill or build up again
slipshodwearing loose shoes or slippers
sophisticateddeprived of native or original simplicity: such as
obliterateto remove utterly from recognition or memory
straggleto wander from the direct course or way : rove