abdicate

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The Allies defeated Napoleon, entered Paris, forced Napoleon to abdicate, and sent him to the island of Elba, not depriving him of the title of Emperor and showing him every respect, though five years before and one year later they all regarded him as an outlaw and a brigand.
More popular than the Queen, "Prince William and Kate Middleton will top the monarchy once she abdicates next year and Camilla is refusing to accept the decision," according to a report posted on (http://www.
Once a leader abdicates personal responsibility, it is very difficult to reclaim.
The first to extract $50,000 from soap heiress Christine Colgate (Scott) becomes the grift king of Beaumont sur Mer, while the other abdicates and leaves town.