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  1. [noun] the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)

  2. [noun] the act of disturbing the mind or body; "his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset"; "she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living"
    Synonyms: upset, derangement

  3. [verb] cause the downfall of; of rulers; "The Czar was overthrown"; "subvert the ruling class"
    Synonyms: subvert, overturn, bring down

  4. [verb] rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"
    Synonyms: overrule, overturn, override, reverse


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