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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To cause the downfall of.

Usage examples (36)
  • Society will not be overthrown, that is true, but, I ask you, who would willingly accept such a life?
  • While that means we sympathize with the overthrown, it also means that the overthrown are the worst politicians ever.
  • Or wish in thought that title overthrown
  • A party with popular support of the people was 'overthrown' by a less popular party. for more
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