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supersede
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • The sense of mutual fitness that springs from the two deep notes fulfilling expectation just at the right moment between the notes of the silvery soprano, from the perfect accord of descending thirds and fifths, from the preconcerted loving chase of a fugue, is likely enough to supersede any immediate demand for less impassioned forms of agreement.

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  • Engineers used slide rules before they were superseded by calculators.
  • No method nor discipline can supersede the necessity of being forever on the alert.
    Thoreau, Henry David  --  Walden & on the Duty of Civil Disobedience

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