Noun(1) a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally(2) a violent disturbance(3) (geology, as in the process of mountain building(4) disturbance usually in protest
(1) Even after Napoleon had been consigned to his island prison on Saint Helena the upheaval continued unabated.(2) The ancient earth was prepared through thousands of years of geologic upheaval .(3) the first upheaval produced a hill which was called Roof Mountain(4) Despite the upheaval , revenue continues to grow, as do jobs however, in many cases those jobs are changing.(5) times of political upheaval(6) The arrival of Timothy's new friends had not been the only upheaval in his recent experiences.(7) However, this growing opposition did not erupt in open upheavals or mass strikes, at least as far as I can judge.(8) Despite subsequent upheavals , the French have never seriously considered restoring the monarchy since.(9) These internal upheavals have displaced millions of desperate people who cross borders searching for freedom and protection.(10) Over eons these sediments became buried beneath layers of mud and ash caused by forest fires, more volcanic eruptions, rains and upheavals .(11) Few people believed that the Empire could continue unchanged after the upheavals of the war.(12) After a series of scandals and upheavals that occurred in the 1980s this huge economic conglomerate totally collapsed.(13) ├ö├ç├┐There are continuing upheavals in Africa,├ö├ç├û he says.(14) ├ö├ç├┐The recent upheavals have demonstrated the danger the sector faced from not being aware of the importance of facts and figures,├ö├ç├û McDonnell said.(15) The Boxing Day tsunami and the Sumatran earthquake on March 28, which registered 9 on the Richter scale, have made the world conscious of these massive upheavals of the Earth.(16) Despite this, a long and complicated number of coups and upheavals continued in the country.
(1) social upheaval :: sosiale omwenteling
2. turbulence ::
3. convulsion ::
4. upthrow ::
5. hullabaloo ::
Different Formsupheaval, upheavals
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