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supersede
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
take the place of — especially replacing something old or inferior

or:

to cause to be set aside
  • Of late years the Manilla rope has in the American fishery almost entirely superseded hemp as a material for whale-lines; for, though not so durable as hemp, it is stronger, and far more soft and elastic; and I will add (since there is an aesthetics in all things), is much more handsome and becoming to the boat, than hemp.
    Chapters 58-60 -- Brit; Squid; The Line (62% in)

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