If they called, he would have to answer; his rubber secretary would know whose voices superseded his orders.
They hold their desires as an irreducible primary, as a fact superseding all facts.
She knew that these were the men of the emergency specials, the men who could cancel her scheduled trains and send them to any random spot of the continent which they chose to strike with their voodoo stamp, the stamp superseding contract, property, justice, reason and lives, the stamp stating that "the public welfare" required the immediate salvation of that spot.
There are no more uses of "supersede" in the book.
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Engineers used slide rules before they were superseded by calculators.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