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Lebanese Hizbullah, for example, is fully aligned with the Islamic Republic’s vision, accepting of its absolute authority over the Shia world, and dedicated to the overthrow of its enemies in the West and in Israel.
IRAN'S REVOLUTIONARY GUARD IS RADICALIZING YOUNG MEN ACROSS THE MIDDLE EAST. THE U.S. NEEDS A COUNTERINSURGENCY STRATEGYKASRA AARABIFEBRUARY 11, 2021TIME
Because they are now recognized as a party that has emboldened the overthrow of our constitutional government.
FORMER RNC CHAIR SAYS GOP WILL NOT BE A GOVERNING MAJORITY AGAIN AS LONG AS IT EMBRACES TRUMPISMEUGENE SCOTTJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s because revolution means “an overthrow or complete replacement of an established system.”
WHY ARE ONLY SOME WARS CALLED “REVOLUTIONS”?RACHEL LEONARDOCTOBER 20, 2020EVERYTHING AFTER Z
Seditious language is typically understood as speech advocating the overthrow of the government, and 54 different SDPD officers handed out at least 82 tickets for it since 2013.
OFFICERS WHO WROTE MULTIPLE SEDITIOUS LANGUAGE TICKETS HAVE BEEN ACCUSED OF OTHER VIOLATIONSKARA GRANTOCTOBER 14, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Generally, seditious language is language advocating for the overthrow of the government.
MORNING REPORT: PUNISHED FOR PISSING OFF POLICEVOICE OF SAN DIEGOSEPTEMBER 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Distances were to him as nothing; and difficulties only stimulated him to give his adversaries a more signal overthrow.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Siyes desired a man who would overthrow the Directory and establish a dictatorship: Barras was coquetting with the Bourbons.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Scarcely a year passed in which his name was not connected with some conspiracy to overthrow the First Consul.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
When one enemy of his kingdom appears, vows should be made to resist and overthrow his influence.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
As for his killing you in cold blood, that thought comes from your excitement of the moment and your chagrin at your overthrow.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERTHROW

  • broke
  • charged
  • clashed
  • combated
  • contended
  • crossed swords
  • dueled
  • encountered
  • jousted
  • overthrew
  • sparred
  • thrust
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