violent upheaval

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  • upheaval — n. 1) a violent upheaval 2) a political; social upheaval * * * [ʌp hiːv(ə)l] social upheaval a political a violent upheaval …   Combinatory dictionary

  • upheaval — ► NOUN ▪ a violent or sudden change or disruption …   English terms dictionary

  • upheaval — [up hē′vəl] n. 1. a heaving up, as of part of the earth s crust by an earthquake 2. a sudden, violent change …   English World dictionary

  • upheaval — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, enormous, great, major, massive ▪ cultural, economic, emotional, political, social …   Collocations dictionary

  • upheaval — UK [ʌpˈhiːv(ə)l] / US [ʌpˈhɪv(ə)l] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms upheaval : singular upheaval plural upheavals a sudden or violent change, especially one that affects people s lives Maya s been going through a period of emotional… …   English dictionary

  • violent — adj. 1 using physical strength intended to hurt/kill VERBS ▪ be ▪ become, get, grow, turn ▪ She started to get violent. ADVERB …   Collocations dictionary

  • upheaval — up|heav|al [ ʌp hivl ] noun count or uncount a sudden or violent change, especially one that affects people s lives: There have been massive upheavals in the telecommunications industry. political/social/economic upheaval Marge s been going… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • upheaval — /up hee veuhl/, n. 1. strong or violent change or disturbance, as in a society: the upheaval of war. 2. an act of upheaving, esp. of a part of the earth s crust. 3. the state of being upheaved. 4. Geol. an upward warping of a part of the earth s… …   Universalium

  • upheaval — noun /ʌpˈhi.vəl/ a) the process of being heaved upward, especially the raising of part of the earths crust b) a sudden violent upset, disruption or convulsion …   Wiktionary

  • upheaval — Synonyms and related words: about face, accommodation, adaptation, adjustment, alteration, amelioration, apoplexy, apostasy, apotheosis, ascent, assumption, beatification, betterment, blaze, bouleversement, break, breakup, burst, canonization,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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