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synonyms for upheaval

  • cataclysm
  • catastrophe
  • disaster
  • disorder
  • disruption
  • disturbance
  • eruption
  • explosion
  • ferment
  • outbreak
  • revolution
  • shakeout
  • temblor
  • tremor
  • tumult
  • turmoil
  • about-face
  • alteration
  • clamor
  • commotion
  • convulsion
  • flip-flop
  • outburst
  • outcry
  • overthrow
  • stirring
  • switch
  • turnaround
  • upturn
  • new ball-game
  • new deal
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antonyms for upheaval

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  • blessing
  • calm
  • good fortune
  • good luck
  • happiness
  • miracle
  • order
  • peace
  • success
  • wonder
  • harmony
  • quiet
  • silence
  • stagnation
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How to use upheaval in a sentence

She had made the varsity basketball team, one of the few bright spots during all the upheaval.
THE STIMULUS RELIEVED SHORT-TERM PAIN, BUT EVICTION’S IMPACT IS A LONG HAULKYLE SWENSONFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Amid the management upheaval, the company’s fortunes sagged.
THE GAMESTOP STOCK CRAZE IS ABOUT A POPULIST UPRISING AGAINST WALL STREET. BUT IT’S MORE COMPLICATED THAN THAT.DAVID J. LYNCHFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The coronavirus pandemic has made strategic planning harder because of economic upheaval, personal stress, work and lifestyle changes, and the unpredictability of everything.
COLLABORATIVE PLANNING IN AN UNCERTAIN WORLDMARTHA LEIBSFEBRUARY 1, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
We’re in the midst of a global pandemic and national political upheaval unlike anything we’ve seen in the past 150 years.
THERE ARE NO RULES FOR HEALTHY EATINGCHRISTINE BYRNEJANUARY 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
By now, schools and students are accustomed to the flux after the pandemic abruptly emptied campuses last March and caused widespread upheaval at the start of the school year in August and September.
SPRING TERM DELAYS: NEW WAVE OF CORONAVIRUS UNCERTAINTY SLAMS HIGHER EDUCATIONNICK ANDERSONJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Others are making temporary concessions to the reality of the pandemic upheaval and uneven access to testing.
COLLEGE BOARD IS SCRAPPING SAT’S OPTIONAL ESSAY AND SUBJECT TESTSNICK ANDERSONJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Because “there will not be a single activity that goes on as it once did,” she says, there is also the possibility of fundamental restructuring in the upheaval.
I SPOKE TO 99 BIG THINKERS ABOUT WHAT OUR ‘WORLD AFTER CORONAVIRUS’ MIGHT LOOK LIKE – THIS IS WHAT I LEARNEDLGBTQ-EDITORJANUARY 12, 2021NO STRAIGHT NEWS
The world has seen immense upheaval—in public health, in the economy, across our societies, and in the way we live, work, and support one another.
THE CHALLENGES OF 2020 ARE MAKING CORPORATE BOARDS STRONGER AND BETTERMATTHEWHEIMERDECEMBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
Because of the massive upheaval, it was fair to assume the sports themselves might also be chaotic.
EVERYTHING ABOUT SPORTS IN 2020 WAS WEIRD … EXCEPT WHO WONNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)DECEMBER 29, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
In a year of political upheaval and protest, The Outrage, located at 1722 14th St NW, provides every kind of gift needed for progressive friends and family members.
SHOP LOCAL THIS SEASON AND MAKE A DIFFERENCEPARKER PURIFOYDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
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WORDS RELATED TO UPHEAVAL

  • ferment
  • tumult
  • turbulence
  • turmoil
  • upheaval
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