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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A forceful lifting up from beneath. Also: A sudden, violent change.

Usage examples (38)
  • There was much upheaval when we moved all of the desks in the classroom.
  • And that upheaval is typically accompanied by a prominent face.
  • Or perhaps sad, because of the serious and long-term upheaval it caused?
  • How you managed through all that kitchen upheaval is a marvel, Lydia, really! for more
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