Simple past tense and past participle of arrogate. (verb)
Examples of word arrogated
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From his company's website: "Earnings increased 1,100% versus the prior comparable period" implies good news for owners of Mr. Hennessy's management company, though this "arrogated" bounty surely necessitates bad news for his fund investors, as the release also states: "Assets under management grew from $775 million on June 30, 2009 to $813 million on June 30, 2010."
It was the state security council, chaired by successive NP government leaders including de Klerk, which had "arrogated" itself the right to determine the fate of many anti-apartheid activists inside South Africa and on foreign land, Mamoepa said.
The worst of the current raids may be that many of us assumed, expected, even demanded, that the Obama administration would back off from Bush's Imperial Presidency project, in which the federal administration arrogated to itself the right to investigate, harass, and even arrest without trial anyone who they considered to be dangerous to their "national security" policies.
That power had been wrongly arrogated by the rogue federal regulator known as the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).
Recent sniping between Sarah Palin and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Charles Krauthammer highlights the crucial distinction between rebellious attitudes that attack unfairly arrogated power and privilege and a trendy neo-populism that attacks brains.
In general, moralizing in some presumptive, superficial, arrogated manner, whether on ideological or “religious” grounds, generally needs to be avoided.