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  • n  the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another
    can you go in my stead?

  • Still, the announcement itself was about as shocking as hearing that Barack Obama would be skipping the Inauguration and sending Joe Biden in his stead.
  • So companies like Blackwater began offering those services--at a high price--in the military's stead.
  • Now Maggie Teyte will see whether her studied musicianship will stand her in as good stead as once her pretty legs and elfish personality did.
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