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Power GrabPlay
Indicates an aggressive action to take control, often suddenly and by force. SlideThe general usurped control of the government overnight.
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Highlights the lack of legitimate claim or permission in the act of usurping. SlideShe tried to usurp leadership of the group without any support from its members.
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Coup ConnotationPlay
Used in political contexts, it often implies a coup d'état or overthrow. SlideThe dictator's brother attempted to usurp the regime.