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Origin of subversion
OTHER WORDS FROM subversionan·ti·sub·ver·sion, nounnon·sub·ver·sion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for subversion
When the song ended, Wembore anticipated a fight and took off, pleased with the subversion of his dance.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It will be a tough task and will likely prompt yet more Russian aggression or subversion.Pro-Russian Protesters in East Ukraine Laugh at Kiev’s Threats|David Patrikarakos|April 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This was damage control for a man who only quit bullying and lying and subversion of the law when he finally got cornered.
Nobel Peace Prize-winner Liu Xiaobo was sentenced to 11 years in prison for subversion on Christmas Day 2009.U.S. Businessman’s Chinese Legal Nightmare Includes Torture, Lawyers Say|Dan Levin|December 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Or Spike Jones cracks me up with his subversion of The Nutcracker.Christmas Music Sucks (Mostly), but Here’s a Playlist of Holiday Gems|Malcolm Jones|December 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I have long seen a formed party in the legislature, under his auspices, bent upon my subversion.Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3.|Benson J. Lossing
Under its present laws will it run on forever, or will these very laws in the end lead to its subversion?The Theistic Conception of the World|B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) Cocker
A new doctrine seems at first a subversion of all our opinions, tastes, and manner of living.Essays, First Series|Ralph Waldo Emerson
We always combine with the subversion of the old government the happy settlement which followed.
We must not only deter aggression; we must also frustrate the effort of Communists to gain their goals by subversion.