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  • nounruin
  • nounundermining

synonyms for subversion

  • destruction
  • defeat
  • overthrow
  • revolution
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First, a photo he posted of Liu, the late dissident who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 while serving a prison sentence for “inciting subversion,” was deleted from his timeline, Shen said.
CHINESE CENSORSHIP INVADES THE U.S. VIA WECHATJEANNE WHALENJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If running for office and trying to win elections means subversion, it is clear that the NSL is aimed at the total subjugation of Hong Kong people.
HONG KONG ARRESTS AMERICAN LAWYER IN LATEST ROUND-UP OF OPPOSITION FIGURESCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERJANUARY 6, 2021FORTUNE
There, the “true love” story is between sisters, an intentional subversion of the Disney standard.
TOWARD A QUEER DISNEY CANONEMILY VANDERWERFFSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
The new security legislation punishes those accused of vaguely defined crimes like secession and subversion, and gives police vastly expanded powers to surveil and investigate.
A CULTURAL REVOLUTION 2.0 IS SWEEPING THROUGH HONG KONG’S OFFICES AND SCHOOLSMARY HUIJULY 22, 2020QUARTZ
The Hong Kong government, meanwhile, said it has launched an investigation into whether the primaries could amount to an act of subversion—a crime punishable by up to life imprisonment under the national security law.
OVER HALF A MILLION HONG KONGERS ARE POTENTIALLY GUILTY OF BREAKING THE NATIONAL SECURITY LAWMARY HUIJULY 14, 2020QUARTZ
Therefore, the logical place to look for subversion is in the slums.
THE STATUS CIVILIZATIONROBERT SHECKLEY
What, but its subversion, its disseverment, by its own internal antagonism?
THE RIGHT OF AMERICAN SLAVERYTRUE WORTHY HOIT
Such therefore was the state of learning before the subversion of the Western Empire.
VIEW OF THE STATE OF EUROPE DURING THE MIDDLE AGES, VOL. 3 (OF 3)HENRY HALLAM
That is a ground of real difference to a certain extent; but it is not a sufficient ground for the subversion of justice.
CALEB WILLIAMSWILLIAM GODWIN
And now this dogma of my early days found its complete subversion, for these were not only dead, but as Gen. Jno.
UNDER THE STARS AND BARSWALTER A. CLARK
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WORDS RELATED TO SUBVERSION

  • abolishment
  • abrogation
  • annihilation
  • annulment
  • cancellation
  • destruction
  • dissolution
  • elimination
  • end
  • ending
  • eradication
  • extirpation
  • invalidation
  • negation
  • nullification
  • obliteration
  • overthrow
  • overturning
  • repeal
  • repudiation
  • rescindment
  • rescission
  • revocation
  • subversion
  • suppression
  • termination
  • voiding
  • wiping out
  • withdrawal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.