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synonyms for overthrown

  • beaten
  • conquered
  • overcome
  • overpowered
  • overwhelmed
  • vanquished
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How to use overthrown in a sentence

Have we, then, labored at the most glorious of revolutions for so many years, to see it overthrown in a single day?
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The king of Egypt shall be overthrown, and his kingdom wasted: it shall be given to Nabuchodonosor for his service against Tyre.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And they that eat bread with him, shall destroy him, and his army shall be overthrown: and many shall fall down slain.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Why is an evil government at one period viewed as the ordinance of God, and at another as worthy of being overthrown?
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
But it is interesting to find that long after the old system was practically overthrown its shadow still lay upon the nations.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
The syllogisms were overthrown by their satire, and their arguments evaporated in their vituperation.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Still, all the piles were not overthrown, and those that remained were near enough to the fort to be defended by its fire.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
Are there not haughty tyrants with no fear of God in their hearts, who must be overthrown by a Christian cavalier?
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The reading of the Q., however, is quite intelligible,taking overthrown in the sense of thrown too strongly.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
If religion is overthrown, the hands you allow to do it will be laid next upon the throne and then upon you.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERTHROWN

  • baffled
  • bested
  • circumvented
  • conquered
  • cowed
  • crushed
  • disappointed
  • disheartened
  • frustrated
  • humbled
  • mastered
  • overcome
  • overpowered
  • overthrown
  • overwhelmed
  • routed
  • ruined
  • subjugated
  • surmounted
  • thwarted
  • trounced
  • undone
  • vanquished
  • worsted
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