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March 1st- Arrogate

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arrogate
\AIR-uh-gayt\, transitive verb

Definition:
1. To claim or seize without right or justification; to appropriate.
2. To claim on behalf of another; to ascribe.

Example:
The general thought he was privy to arrogate his troop's supplies, even though food was dwindling.
 

Origin:
Arrogate comes from Latin adrogare, "to take to oneself, to claim," from ad-, "towards" + rogare, "to ask."
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