abrogate = 'arrogate'

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Aug 26 20:54:40 UTC 2010

2009 Eugene O'Brien _"Kicking Bishop Brennan Up the Arse"_  (Oxford: Peter
Lang) 145: They are willing to be part of the nation-building force of an
imagined community that abrogates to itself the right to take life.

Catachresis or misprint?

Or something far more sinister?


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