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Word: oust

Definition: expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting


Sentences Containing 'oust'

Attempts, which were for a time successful, were made to oust him from this post, but Charles I reinstated him in 1625 on the grounds of his foreign service and relationship with Queen Anne.
But what right had I to oust johnswort and the rest, and break up their ancient herb garden?
Critics have characterized MINUSTAH as an attempt by the United States, Canada and France to oust Haiti's democratically elected populist president Jean-Bertrand Aristide, neutralize the supporters of Fanmi Lavalas, and secure the more pro-Western government of Gérard Latortue.
From November 1844 the government intensified its efforts to oust Ngāti Tama and Ngāti Rangatahi from the Hutt Valley, for the first time gaining support from Te Rauparaha, who agreed they should leave. But the Hutt Valley Māori reacted with a display of defiance to both Te Rauparaha and the government, expanding their bush clearings and cultivations and protesting that they had never been compensated for their loss of land.
He also entered Syria into a defense arrangement with Egypt and Saudi Arabia to confront the influence of the Baghdad Pact. In 1957, Quwatli, who the US and the Pact countries failed to oust, sought to stem the leftist tide in Syria, but to no avail.
He was a military ruler and gained power by deposing Rafael Antonio Gutiérrez, a man he had previously helped achieve control of the country by taking part in a conspiracy to oust Carlos Ezeta four years earlier.
In 1816, the Assamese governor of Guwahati, Badan Chandra Borphukan sought help from the Burmese king in order to oust his political rival Purnananda Burhagohain, the Prime Minister.
In 2008, dozens were indicted and arrested in the Ergenekon investigation for conspiring to oust the Justice and Development Party in 2009.
Instead, the documents show that American officials issued 'repeated warnings that the United States will not support any extraconstitutional moves to oust Chávez.'" The documents showed that American officials knew of the coup attempt beforehand, something which they had strenuously denied in the days after the event.
It is a 65 km long tributary of the river Oust. It is canalized for between Glenac (its confluence with the Oust) and La Gacilly.
It was alleged that Cronan, then aide to the governor, disagreed with several of Maxwell's policies and used improper and unprofessional methods to oust him and take the position for himself.
It was found that steam turbines were not ideally suited to the railroad environment and these locomotives failed to oust the classic reciprocating steam unit in the way that modern diesel and electric traction has done.
Let faith oust fact; let fancy oust memory; I look deep down and do believe."
Some time after that they wrote a manifesto expressing their aim to oust the existing EDL from the top of Google's and Facebook's search results, aiming to achieve this via search engine optimisation using a website, Twitter feed, and Facebook page.
The Khmer National Unity Front (KNUF), also known as the Tiger Liberation Movement and Tiger Head Movement, is a Cambodia-based domestic terrorist group whose objective is to violently oust Vietnamese influence from within the Cambodian government.
The last victims were John 'Grug' Gregg (noted for a failed attempt on the life of Gerry Adams) and Robert Carson, another Loyalist. Adair's time as leader came to an end on 6 February 2003 when south Belfast brigadier Jackie McDonald led a force of around 100 men onto the Shankill to oust Adair, who promptly fled to England.
Therefore Pino sought an alliance with Taddeo Manfredi, lord of Imola and rival of Astorre, to counter the latter's attempt to oust him with the help of the Pope.
They lacked the power to oust him from the miliary and instead pushed to have him assigned to the Ecuadorian embassy in the United States.
When, in the summer of 1859, Emperor Napoleon III, together with Victor Emmanuel II King of Piedmont and Sardinia, tried to oust the Hapsburgs from their territories in northern Italy, Meissonier received a government commission to illustrate scenes from the campaign.

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