The termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force).
The act of disturbing the mind or body:
— She was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living.
Cause the downfall of; of rulers:
— The Czar was overthrown.
Roget 162: be destroyed &c.; perish; fall to the ground; tumble, topple; go to pieces, fall to pieces; break up; crumble to dust; go to the dogs, go to the wall, go to smash, go to shivers, ... show more
Roget 731: succeed; be successful etc. adj.; gain one's end, gain one's ends; crown with success. gain a point, attain a point, carry a point, secure a point, win a point, win an object; get there [U.S.]; ... show more
Moby thesaurus: Waterloo, about-face, accommodate, accommodation, adapt, adaptation, adjust, adjustment, alter, alteration, ameliorate, amelioration, answer, answer conclusively, apoplexy, apostasy, argue down, arise, beat, beating ... show more.
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