Thesaurus / overthrown
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If I am overthrown by the tempter, it was because I was the more worthy object of overthrow.

CharlemontW. Gilmore Simms

Sir Richard Onslow, we hear, has lost for Surrey; and they are overthrown in most places.

The Journal to StellaJonathan Swift

The outlaw was feeling that he was a leader not overthrown, these were his friends and followers, his safety was their safety too.

The Prodigal JudgeVaughan Kester

Before he could accomplish his purpose, the government that he had left behind him was overthrown by the people.

I come now to the means by which the War System can be overthrown.

Ruin threatens your ancient institutions; all your measures will be overthrown.

Two months later, the Theodore government was overthrown by a revolution and Vilbrun Guillaume was elected president.

Self-Determining HaitiJames Weldon Johnson

They were overthrown in all quarters, and driven out of the place.

Rock: You would seem to have done with your complaints about the universe, and your great plan to change it overthrown.

Three Wonder PlaysLady I. A. Gregory

Nearly all the despotic governments of Europe were overthrown in 1848, and nearly all were restored a year later.

The Victorian AgeWilliam Ralph Inge

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