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Definitionreplacement — typically a person who takes the job of another person, but it can also be a thing that replaces something else
- That housekeeper left, if I recollect rightly, two years after he came; and another, whom I did not know, was her successor; she lives there still.Chapter 21 (9% in)
- For a few days, I said, he seemed regardless of the puny successor to the departed: that coldness melted as fast as snow in April, and ere the tiny thing could stammer a word or totter a step it wielded a despot's sceptre in his heart.Chapter 17 (78% in)
- Yes, Nell,' he added, when they had departed, 'my son is prospective owner of your place, and I should not wish him to die till I was certain of being his successor.Chapter 20 (75% in)
- I'm acting generously to your master: his young chit has no expectations, and should she second my wishes she'll be provided for at once as joint successor with Linton.'Chapter 21 (26% in)
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