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The dict-ified word of the day is supplant

| source : web1913 | Supplant \Sup*plant"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Supplanted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Supplanting}.] [F. supplanter, L. supplantare to trip up one's heels, to throw down; sub under + planta the sole of the foot, also, a sucker, slip, sprout. Cf. {Plant}, n.] 1. To trip up. [Obs.] ``Supplanted, down he fell.'' --Milton. 2. To remove or displace by stratagem; to displace and take the place of; to supersede; as, a rival supplants another in the favor of a mistress or a prince. Suspecting that the courtier had supplanted the friend. --Bp. Fell. 3. To overthrow, undermine, or force away, in order to get a substitute in place of. You never will supplant the received ideas of God. --Landor. Syn: To remove; displace; overpower; undermine; overthrow; supersede. | source : wn | supplant v : take the place of [syn: {replace}, {supersede}, {supervene upon}]

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