Overthrow

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Definition

(a military coup) overthrew (the king): (a military coup) removed (the king) from power
verb

Examples

  • "In an unlikely turn of events, an American tourist has peacefully overthrown the Peacenikland government and crowned himself 'King and all-round awesome leader' of the country."
  • "He overthrew the capitalist, imperialist, fascist, consumerist pigs."
  • "Edward : Hi, this is Edward Moon, I'm not here right now because I'm taking part in a secret plot to overthrow the robots that have taken over the Delavigne Corporation - boooo!"

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