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 for unseat
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Unseat \Un*seat"\, v. t. [1st pref. un- + seat.]
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     1. To throw from one's seat; to deprive of a seat. --Cowper.
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     2. Specifically, to deprive of the right to sit in a
        legislative body, as for fraud in election. --Macaulay.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: remove from political office; "The Republicans are trying
           to unseat the liberal Democrat"
      2: dislodge from one's seat, as from a horse

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  52 Moby Thesaurus words for "unseat":
     break, buck off, bust, cashier, deconsecrate, defrock, depose,
     deracinate, dethrone, disarticulate, disbar, discrown, disenthrone,
     disjoint, dislocate, dislodge, dismiss, dismount, displace,
     drum out, excommunicate, expel, give the gate, kick upstairs,
     liquidate, luxate, oust, overthrow, pension, pension off, pitch,
     purge, read out of, remove, remove from office, retire, root out,
     root up, strip of office, strip of rank, superannuate, suspend,
     throw off, unchurch, unfrock, unhinge, unhorse, unjoint, unplace,
     unsaddle, unthrone, uproot

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