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used in Atlas Shrugged

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take the place of — especially replacing something old or inferior


to cause to be set aside
  • If they called, he would have to answer; his rubber secretary would know whose voices superseded his orders.
    2.8 Part 2 Chapter 8 — By Our Love (66% in)
  • She knew that these were the men of the emergency specials, the men who could cancel her scheduled trains and send them to any random spot of the continent which they chose to strike with their voodoo stamp, the stamp superseding contract, property, justice, reason and lives, the stamp stating that "the public welfare" required the immediate salvation of that spot.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (8% in)
  • They hold their desires as an irreducible primary, as a fact superseding all facts.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (52% in)

There are no more uses of "supersede" in Atlas Shrugged.

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