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  Words related to overthrow

Related / Similar Words: upset, derangement, overrule, overturn, override, reverse, subvert, bring down

 

Definition:
  • the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force);
  • the act of disturbing the mind or body; "his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset"; "she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living";
  • rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill";
  • cause the downfall of; of rulers; "The Czar was overthrown"; "subvert the ruling class";

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    Hyponyms: subversion, subversive activity, revolutionize

     

    Derivational Morphology: subvert, overturn, bring down, perturb, derange, throw out of kilter, disturb, upset, trouble, reversal, subversion, subversive activity, revolutionist, revolutionary, subversive, subverter

     

     
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