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succession
used in Gulliver's Travels

3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
presidential line of succession
Definition
replacement — especially someone to taking a job or position after another leaves it
  • Lastly, I would carefully record every action and event of consequence, that happened in the public, impartially draw the characters of the several successions of princes and great ministers of state, with my own observations on every point.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (86% in)
successions = people taking positions no longer filled by another
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  • This tribe marries only among each other, and the eldest in succession is prince or governor.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (62% in)
  • Where any of these wanted fortunes, I would provide them with convenient lodges round my own estate, and have some of them always at my table; only mingling a few of the most valuable among you mortals, whom length of time would harden me to lose with little or no reluctance, and treat your posterity after the same manner; just as a man diverts himself with the annual succession of pinks and tulips in his garden, without regretting the loss of those which withered the preceding year.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (87% in)

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