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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Destroy completely; Cause the downfall of; Destroy property or hinder normal operations; Corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality.

Usage examples (36)
  • Aja's genius is to subvert expectations by continually undermining the genre.
  • I'm more of the 'likes to subvert from the inside' kind of guy.
  • Their imprisonment was specifically designed to remove them from circulation so that they could not 'subvert' law and order.
  • He blamed the country's economic crisis on a white plot and accused Western embassies here of trying to "subvert" his regime. for more
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