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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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depose -- as in: deposed the witness
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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  • The evil side of my nature, to which I had now transferred the stamping efficacy, was less robust and less developed than the good which I had just deposed.
  • And this again, that that insurgent horror was knit to him closer than a wife, closer than an eye; lay caged in his flesh, where he heard it mutter and felt it struggle to be born; and at every hour of weakness, and in the confidence of slumber, prevailed against him and deposed him out of life.

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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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