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See definition of overthrowing on Dictionary.com
  • as insubversive
  • as inoppression

synonyms for overthrowing

  • incendiary
  • riotous
  • insurgent
  • underground
  • inflammatory
  • insurrectionary
  • perversive
  • ruinous
  • seditious
  • treasonous
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antonyms for overthrowing

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  • loyal
  • obedient
  • help
  • kindness
  • niceness
  • blessing
  • democracy
  • happiness
  • joy
  • powerlessness
  • weakness
  • cheer
  • delight
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How to use overthrowing in a sentence

In their eyes, it was the Hellenic civilisation overthrowing the presumption of the Western barbarians.
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
He was the mere exponent of the purposes of his mother, until her son Alberic succeeded in 933 in overthrowing their authority.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
The boy who was overthrowing religion breathed somewhat heavily as he did so.
THE LONGEST JOURNEYE. M. FORSTER
Brutus led in overthrowing the tyranny of Tarquin the Proud and establishing a republic in Rome.
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, JANUARY, 1896, VOL. VI. NO. 2VARIOUS
She aimed at overthrowing the present status quo in the Balkans, and establishing her own hegemony there.
THE STORY OF THE GREAT WAR, VOLUME I (OF 8)VARIOUS
A frightful earthquake, overthrowing the mountains, and destroying the greater part of the dwellers on earth, closes this age.
THE CONTEMPORARY REVIEW, VOLUME 36, NOVEMBER 1879VARIOUS
But the success of the voluntary system here is overthrowing this assumption.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 86, DECEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
And, with one vigorous bound, he sprang through the ring of his foes, overthrowing some three or four of them to the earth.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 5, NO. 3, MARCH, 1852VARIOUS
Life is a superb goddess, always advancing, overthrowing the obstacles which environment places in the way of her triumph.
THE MONTESSORI METHODMARIA MONTESSORI
They do so, however, without overthrowing the principles of their classification.
OPUSCULAROBERT GORDON LATHAM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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