- v. present participle of arrogate.
“A few weeks ago there was a minor flap about the Governor-General: it appeared that she was arrogating to herself the office of Head of State.”
“They will say that the Spanish court is interfering in the internal affairs of the new government in Iraq, arrogating to itself powers over an incident that does not directly concern Spain as no Spanish nationals were involved.”
“An inartful, vapid, sneering, arrogating and boorish show of facile contempt.”
“The more Taggert and Rearden fight for their companies against the arrogating bureaucrats, the longer it will take for the inexorable demise of a system based on demanding something for nothing.”
“A primary cause of incivility in public discourse emanates from arrogating to ourselves the role of Judge.”
“Two clowns arrogating to themselves the patina of credibility that had come to attach to science, and in that respect much like the climastrologists babbling about global warming.”
“If you insist on arrogating the role of blog monitor, then I may feel compelled to call you on it.”
“Pohl insisted in a ruling yesterday that some of the proceedings must continue, arrogating to himself the power to challenge the president's order, and claiming that "on its face, the request to delay the arraignment is not reasonable," according to the AP report.”
“Of course, the Al Gore school exaggerates the crisis -- and some rightly contend that that's just as well -- but the other side that waves it aside arrogantly, arrogating to itself all the right to do bloody well as it pleases, knows even less.”
“Au contraire, he's sallied forth with about as much rhetorical bravado and, seemingly, narcissistic, arrogating pride as can be imagined in the circumstances.”
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