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arrogate
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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Definition
make undue claims to having
  • It was consoling, under the hovering terror of to-morrow's separation, to feel that he really recognized her now as his wife Tess, and did not cast her off, even if in that recognition he went so far as to arrogate to himself the right of harming her.
    5 — The Woman Pays (27% in)

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