Sentence Examples


  • These advantages led to the gradual supersession of the single-wire system until at the present day the all-metallic system is employed almost universally.
  • The same method is finding increased favour in Great Britain, to the supersession of the old hot-water footwarmers.
  • It seems to point to the supersession of a primitive local Cretan divinity by Demeter, and the adoption of agriculture by the inhabitants, bringing wealth in its train in the form of the fruits of the earth, both vegetable and mineral.
  • He considered that he had not been properly supported in America, and was embittered both by the supersession of himself and his brother as peace commissioners, and by attacks made on him by the ministerial writers in the press.
  • In Alexandria an insurrection broke out over the supersession of the patriarch Dioscurus by the orthodox Proterius, who was killed during the struggle.

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