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successor
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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replacement — typically a person who takes the job of another person, but it can also be a thing that replaces something else
  • You are in the presence of three powerful sovereigns: myself, Clopin Trouillefou, King of Thunes, successor to the Grand Coësre, supreme suzerain of the Realm of Argot; Mathias Hunyadi Spicali, Duke of Egypt and of Bohemia, the old yellow fellow whom you see yonder, with a dish clout round his head; Guillaume Rousseau, Emperor of Galilee, that fat fellow who is not listening to us but caressing a wench.
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (49% in)

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