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depose -- as in: deposed the witness
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  • Now I come to’t, my lord: She that accuses him of fornication, In self-same manner doth accuse my husband; And charges him, my lord, with such a time When I’ll depose I had him in mine arms, With all the effect of love.

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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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