To commit forcible seizure of place, power, functions, or the like, without right; to commit unjust encroachments; to be, or act as, a usurper. The parish churches on which the Presbyterians and fanatics had usurped. (Evelyn) And now the spirits of the mind Are busy with poor peter bell; Upon the rights of visual sense Usurping, with a prevalence More terrible than magic spell. (Wordsworth)

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