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supersede
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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

or:

to cause to be set aside
  • He grazed his cattle on these slopes, and he learned to dig for tin when the bronze sword began to supersede the stone axe.
    Chapter 7 -- The Stapletons of Merripit House (59% in)

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