Memorize Vocabulary Word, USURP

What Does the Word USURP Mean?

Easily Memorize USURP’s Meaning and Definition in today’s Memorize Vocab Words Video by Memory Master Champion, Luis Angel

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Usurp (v) meaning and definition: To seize and hold (the power or rights of another, for example) by force or without legal authority.

Synonyms: annex, grab, take
Antonyms: give, keep, offer

Usurp in a Sentence: The pretender tried to usurp the throne.

In the video below, I will give you the mnemonic associations that will help you learn and memorize this word quickly in order to move it from your passive vocabulary to your active vocabulary with ease.

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The key idea with being able to memorize vocabulary words is the create pictures for those words.

The Mnemonic Pictures for this SAT Vocab word are :

Usurp: Surf
Definition: Took my friends surfboard without consent

Then just take both the picture for the word and the picture for the definition and visualize an interaction between the two.

Story: The waiter took my friends surf-board without consent and
would not give it back so we had to call the police.

That’s It! Just review a little bit and you will have these words fully memorized come test day.

Remember that the higher the SAT score you can get when you take it in high school, the better of a chance that you will have at getting accepted into the college or university of your dreams!

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