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  • as inabolition
  • as inabout-face
  • as innullification
  • as inreverse
  • as invoidance

synonyms for overturning

  • abolishment
  • abrogation
  • annulment
  • cancellation
  • destruction
  • dissolution
  • elimination
  • eradication
  • nullification
  • overthrow
  • repeal
  • revocation
  • termination
  • withdrawal
  • annihilation
  • end
  • ending
  • extirpation
  • invalidation
  • negation
  • obliteration
  • repudiation
  • rescission
  • subversion
  • suppression
  • voiding
  • quashing
  • rescinding
  • rescindment
  • wiping out
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antonyms for overturning

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  • approval
  • beginning
  • construction
  • enactment
  • restoration
  • start
  • validation
  • commencement
  • opening
  • confirmation
  • establishment
  • institution
  • legalization
  • promotion
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How to use overturning in a sentence

He went careering forward to his point, overturning and wounding; but as he speeded on, he left a train of enemies behind.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
He did not realize, until he got actually at the work, what an utter overturning there would be in all his ideas.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
"What absurd questions you ask," said Mrs. Lincoln, overturning a work-box to find a spool of cotton, which lay directly on top.
THE ENGLISH ORPHANSMARY JANE HOLMES
Misfortune—that vastly helped him—came in 1839, when his leg was injured through the overturning of a stage coach.
HISTORIC FREDERICKSBURGJOHN T. GOOLRICK
He sprang up, overturning his chair in his hasty excitement.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
Cats sprang to the doors, overturning cradles upon children.
THE KING OF IRELAND'S SONPADRAIC COLUM
On his reaching the ground again, a similar explosion occurred, and Barney dashed aside, overturning Martin in his haste.
MARTIN RATTLERR.M. BALLANTYNE
Forgive the smudge, but I am in an awful hurry, and I have got my fingers inky through the overturning of an ink bottle.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
The captain leaped over the body of the marquis, and overturning everything before him, rushed off in pursuit.
THE GUIDE OF THE DESERTGUSTAVE AIMARD
Closing his hands about it, he found it to be the oar flung out of the canoe by the overturning.
THE PHANTOM OF THE RIVEREDWARD S. ELLIS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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