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used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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seize or take control without authority
  • What art thou, that usurp'st this time of night,
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — Elsinore (29% in)
usurp = seize or take control
  • Thoughts black, hands apt, drugs fit, and time agreeing; Confederate season, else no creature seeing; Thou mixture rank, of midnight weeds collected, With Hecate's ban thrice blasted, thrice infected, Thy natural magic and dire property On wholesome life usurp immediately.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — A hall in the Castle (68% in)

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