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impeach
as in:  impeach the President


The President was impeached.
  formally charge a public official with unlawful activity; or the resulting legal proceedings; or any removal resulting from such proceedings
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Memory aid:  It might help you to remember the different senses of impeach, if you think of all of them as having to do with challenging someone.
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  • The President was impeached.
  • How, in fact, could a majority in the House of Representatives impeach themselves?
    Hamilton, Alexander  --  Federalist Papers Authored by Alexander Hamilton
  • I intend to impeach you for making use of the powers entrusted to you for your own private ends
    E. Phillips Oppenheim  --  The Yellow Crayon
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Associated words [difficulty]:   impeach [5]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   History, Public Policy & Politics, Law
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