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Synonyms for revolution

Synonyms for revolution

circular movement around a point or about an axis

organized opposition intended to change or overthrow existing authority

a momentous or sweeping change

Synonyms for revolution

a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving

the overthrow of a government by those who are governed

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They had heard it said that, according to observations made in the time of the Caliphs, her revolution had become accelerated in a certain degree.
Another set pretended that out of one thousand new moons that had been observed, nine hundred and fifty had been attended with remarkable disturbances, such as cataclysms, revolutions, earthquakes, the deluge, etc.
The Revolution took on largely the character of religion.
The patriots, who effected that memorable revolution, were too temperate, too wellinformed, to think of any restraint on the legislative discretion.
The circumstances of a revolution quickened the public sensibility on every point connected with the security of popular rights, and in some instances raise the warmth of our zeal beyond the degree which consisted with the due temperature of the body politic.
Is this all there is to Edsa Revolution celebrations?
Revolutionaries asserted the importance of building a strong national military to protect the revolution and its accomplishments; to boost the economic, social, political and cultural level of Yemenis; to work to achieve national unity within mass Arab unity; and to respect U.
The first asks whether work since Moore has developed new knowledge that enriches our understanding of revolution, the conditions of and for democracy, and social policy formation.
a revolution in politics when the influence of the Church was broken and cast off;
HOLD A DEBATE: Divide students into two groups of "colonists"--one supporting the Revolution, the other loyal to the King.
Bush, acting as a ventriloquist's dummy for the radicals who have seized control of our foreign policy apparatus, proclaimed a "global democratic revolution," Soviet dictator Vladimir Lenin was anointed the apostle of world liberation.
For him, the Iranian revolution was an expression of the "absolute collective will" of society as a whole, and he seemed blind to the rejection of the ayatollah's gender order by many Iranian women.
But who's going to unite scores of demonstrators and dissenters in revolution against the mullahs?
All Souls' Rising (Pantheon Books, 1995) and Master of the Crossroads (Pantheon Books, 2000), Madison Smart Bell's fictional accounts of the Haitian revolution, are critically acclaimed for their detailed attention to historical accuracy and for vividly bringing to life the revolution and its players--both real and imagined.
Nevertheless, Drucker warns his readers that the fever surrounding the new economy of the 1990s created fundamental changes in society in both developed and emerging nations, changes closely linked with the tech revolution and dizzying advances in communication, all of which have led to new types of work relationships.