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upheaval


noun
1. a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally) (Freq. 2)
- the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence
Syn:
turbulence, Sturm und Drang
Derivationally related forms:
turbulent (for: turbulence)
Topics:
politics, political science, government
Hypernyms:
disorder
Hyponyms:
agitation, ferment, fermentation, tempestuousness, unrest,
roller coaster, violence
2. a violent disturbance
- the convulsions of the stock market
Syn:
convulsion, turmoil
Hypernyms:
disturbance, disruption, commotion, flutter, hurly burly,
to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle
3. (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
Syn:
uplift, upthrow, upthrust
Derivationally related forms:
uplift (for: uplift), upheave
Topics:
geology
Hypernyms:
rise, rising, ascent, ascension
4. disturbance usually in protest
Syn:
agitation, excitement, turmoil, hullabaloo
Hypernyms:
disturbance

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