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To forcibly remove from power
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“Jembere and Ras Hailu were accused of plotting to overthrow the Emperor and were executed.”
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To defeat, subdue or overcome with superior strength
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“So great had been his success at arms that he made sure that he could easily be able to overthrow his opponent.”
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To put an end to, especially formally
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To cause the downfall or ruin of
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To reject or block (a motion or proposal)
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To demonstrate or expose to the falsehood of something
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To cause to become physically weaker
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To turn over or capsize an object or container
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To knock or bring to the ground
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To put down or control by cruelty or force
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Take violent action against an established government or ruler
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The collapse or defeat of an authoritative figure or governing body
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“The book documents the history of the Kingdom of Siam and of the revolutions that led to its overthrow.”
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The removal from a role or position of power
“Zeno was apprehended for plotting the overthrow of the tyrant Nearkos.”
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A defeat in a match or contest
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“The overthrow of the champion was complete. She played below her standard, was pitted against almost unbeatable golf, and succeeded in capturing only one hole of the twelve that were played.”
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The Formal act of putting an end to
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A sudden and ignominious failure
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A forcible overthrow of a government or social order in favor of a new system
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A situation of panic or disorder
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The act or state of destroying or being destroyed, especially completely
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The intentional failure to perform an official duty or legal requirement
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A feeling of unease or embarrassment
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Defeat
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The cessation of life and all associated processes
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An act of assuming control of something, especially the buying out of one company by another
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