unseat

Part of speech: verb

To remove from a seat; unhorse; deprive of official position.

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Usage examples "unseat":

  1. If the devotion to the old Royal House exists, it is kept alive by the exertions of the priests, who would make a hero of Apollyon if he came down on earth and showed a disposition to unseat the present king. - "Naples Past and Present", Arthur H. Norway.
  2. She wheeled and reared, and, in wrath or in terror, strained every nerve to unseat her rider, while, whether from faith or despair, the woman stood still as a statue, staring at the struggle. - "The Marquis of Lossie", George MacDonald.
  3. After a few attempts to unseat her, not of the most determined kind however, Kelpie, on her part, consented to carry her, and ever after seemed proud of having a mistress that could ride. - "The Marquis of Lossie", George MacDonald.