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Rise to power   /raɪz tu pˈaʊər/   Listen
Rise to power

The act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne).  Synonym: accession.

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"Rise to power" Quotes from Famous Books

... one person who was not pleased at Hase-Hime's success. That one was her stepmother. Forever brooding over the death of her own child whom she had killed when trying to poison her step-daughter, she had the mortification of seeing her rise to power and honor, marked by Imperial favor and the admiration of the whole Court. Her envy and jealousy burned in her heart like fire. Many were the lies she carried to her husband about Hase-Hime, but all to no purpose. He would listen ...
— Japanese Fairy Tales • Yei Theodora Ozaki

Words linked to "Rise to power" :   attainment

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