Definitions

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  • adv. So as to usurp.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a usurping manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a usurping manner; by usurpation; without just right or claim.

Etymologies

usurping +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • France but I must needes looke on Paris with a favourable eye: it hath my hart from my infancy; whereof it hath befalne me, as of excellent things, the more other faire and stately cities I have seene since, the more hir beauty hath power and doth still usurpingly gaine upon my affections.

    The Story of Paris

  • Colin Jones and Daily Yomiuri on J judiciary's usurpingly paternal attitudes re families post-divorce

    debito.org

  • Colin Jones and Daily Yomiuri on J judiciary's usurpingly paternal attitudes re families post-divorce SMJ/NGO combined report for UN CERD Committee regarding Japan's human rights record Day Care Center in Tokorozawa, Saitama teaches toddlers "Little Black Sambo", complete with the epithets

    debito.org

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