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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force); The act of disturbing the mind or body v. - Rule against; Cause the downfall of.

Usage examples (34)
  • I am struggling to maintain the government, not to overthrow it. I am struggling especially to prevent others from overthrowing it.
  • She was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living
  • I was just trying to overthrow from the beginning, just trying to do stuff that is not myself.
  • For the Lord hath turned away the excellency of Jacob -- that is, the time for Nineveh's overthrow is ripe, because Jacob (Judah) and Israel for more
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