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Synonyms for Upheaval (same or very similar meaning)

WordNet sense 1 (a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)):
turbulence, Sturm und Drang

WordNet sense 2 (a violent disturbance):
convulsion, turmoil

WordNet sense 3 ((geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)):
uplift, upthrust, upthrow

WordNet sense 4 (disturbance usually in protest):
agitation, excitement, hullabaloo

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