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successor
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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Definition
replacement — typically a person who takes the job of another person, but it can also be a thing that replaces something else
  • Butler's action was approved, but Fremont's was hastily countermanded, and his successor, Halleck, saw things differently.
    Chapter 2 (6% in)
  • Less than a month after the weary Emancipator passed to his rest, his successor assigned Major-Gen. Oliver O. Howard to duty as Commissioner of the new Bureau.
    Chapter 2 (33% in)
  • They forgot, too, just as their successors are forgetting, the rule of inequality:—that of the million black youth, some were fitted to know and some to dig; that some had the talent and capacity of university men, and some the talent and capacity of blacksmiths; and that true training meant neither that all should be college men nor all artisans, but that the one should be made a missionary of culture to an untaught people, and the other a free workman among serfs.
    Chapter 5 (70% in)

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