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depose -- as in: deposed the witness
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Moby Dick
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  • This is Charing Cross; hear ye! good people all,—the Greenland whale is deposed,—the great sperm whale now reigneth!
  • Such an idol as that found in the secret groves of Queen Maachah in Judea; and for worshipping which, King Asa, her son, did depose her, and destroyed the idol, and burnt it for an abomination at the brook Kedron, as darkly set forth in the 15th chapter of the First Book of Kings.

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  • The lawyer deposed the witness.
  • In 1571, Elizabeth learned of the plot to depose her and restore Catholicism by replacing her with Mary.

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