Archive for October 5th, 2012
- To appropriate or lay claim to something for oneself without right.
Used in a sentence:
- While one might contend that the law of gravity has the up most claim in any argument, I still hold that it arrogated the ground out from under mean in a most unseemly fashion.
Want to confuse a would-be thief? Arrogate! It sounds both futuristic and archaic at the exact same time. Alternatively you might use it to confuse would be theft victims by making them think you’re visiting their house in order to perform some type of maintenance involving air, or gates, or both, when in fact you are there to arrogate their property. Sneaky sneaky!