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Sample sentences for the GRE study word supersede

supersede can be used as a verb

1.His influence in fixing a national language to supersede the various dialects, and in preparing the way for the literary renaissance of the Elizabethan age, is beyond calculation. - from English Literature by William J. Long
2.The Mosaic code has superseded the law of the jungle. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
3.He hustled on his overcoat, and bustled about in a way that showed that an energetic fit had superseded the apathetic one. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
4.He might be superseded by another he certainly would indeed nothing could be clearer even a Robert Martin would have been sufficient but nothing else, she feared, would cure her. - from Emma by Jane Austen
5."They made themselves my friends," said I, "when they supposed me to have superseded them and when Sarah Pocket, Miss Georgiana, and Mistress Camilla were not my friends, I think.. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
6.Among the lower animals, up even to those first cousins of the vertebrated animals, the Tunicates, the two processes occur side by side, but finally the sexual method superseded its competitor altogether. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
7.Her pale face and impetuous manner made him start, and before he could recover himself to speak, she, in whose mind every idea was superseded by Lydia's situation, hastily exclaimed, "I beg your pardon, but I must leave you. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
8.If Barclay is now to be superseded by Bennigsen all will be lost, for Bennigsen showed his incapacity already in .. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
9.Gradually, unnoticed, all these persons began to disappear and a single question, that of the closed door, superseded all else. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
10.The less the skill and exertion of strength implied in manual labour, in other words, the more modern industry becomes developed, the more is the labour of men superseded by that of women. - from The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

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