Definition of Arrogating

1. Verb. (present participle of arrogate) ¹



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Definition of Arrogating

1. arrogate [v] - See also: arrogate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arrogating

arriviste
arrivistes
arrière-pensée
arroba
arrobas
arrogance
arrogances
arrogancies
arrogancy
arrogant
arrogantly
arrogantness
arrogate
arrogated
arrogates
arrogating (current term)
arrogation
arrogations
arrogative
arrogator
arrogators
arrogaunce
arrogaunt
arrojadite
arrosion
arrove
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Literary usage of Arrogating

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1. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"... justice, and humanity ; not to mention his arrogating to himself a power which neither he can assume, nor any power upon earth invest him with. ..."

2. Slavery in the United States by James Kirke Paulding (1836)
"man to shrink from thus arrogating to himself the attributes of Omniscience, and pretending to look into futurity. When mankind are gifted with a prophetic ..."

3. Revised Record of the Constitutional Convention of the State of New York by William H. Steele, Charles Elliott Fitch (1900)
"... it seems to me that we are taking a wonderful stride and arrogating to ourselves wonderful knowledge in undertaking in the short time that we have been ..."

4. A Select Library of the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church by Augustine, Philip Schaff, John Chrysostom (1892)
"... PERTINACIOUSLY TEACHING FALSE DOCTRINES, AND PROUDLY arrogating TO HIMSELF THE HOLY SPIRIT. 8. But yet who was it that ordered Mani- ..."

5. A History of the British Empire: From the Accession of Charles I. to the by George Brodie (1822)
"... so completely restrain the power of the council, as to prevent it from occasionally transgressing its boundaries, by arrogating judicial powers; ..."

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