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to bring about the downfall of

to damage, destroy, or defeat by sabotage

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Barrister David McMillen said Brown was lawfully convicted and was trying to subvert the law by inflicting damage - even death - upon himself.
Hyperlinks do indeed subvert hierarchy, as The Cluetrain Manifesto proclaimed, which is a short way of saying that direct connections to people and data will obviate the need for (and disrupt the function of) official communication channels and other formalized structures designed to limit access to people and data.
Software "patches" to update source code or alter it to subvert hackers or other invaders represent an ever-growing cost item, especially for major organizations with locations around the country or around the world.
According to a posted message on their website, one such group, "RNC Not Welcome," has stated that it "welcome[s] a diversity of tactics and encourage[s] autonomous groups to use their creativity to subvert [the RNC].
Johnson's Light Ahead for the Negro (1904) subvert the traditional utopia by their "anticipatory vision" of a better societal regime and their depiction of characters who, through literary "race travel," pass or journey mentally from t he old South of racial violence to the new South of celebratory liberation.
T]here is much to be gained by allowing people of all backgrounds to yank nigger away from white supremacists, to subvert its ugliest denotation, and to convert the N-word from a negative into a positive appellation," Kennedy writes.
At the film's conclusion, Wheeler chooses to subvert romantic-comedy traditions for a resolution rooted in her traditional realism.
Claiming that Petrarchan poetic subjectivity is the complex and contradictory "technology of gender" which women sonneteers needed to confront, incorporate, and subvert in their amatory poems, Moore argues that "women sonneteers could write Petrarchan sequences despite constraints on their erotic writing not only because social and political factors sheltered or encouraged individual women writers but because the mode's particular traits invite female imitation.
In her book Contradictions of School Reform, Linda McNeil chronicles the way standardized tests subvert the complex, student-based education that transpires in quality institutions.
Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams warned that the issue could seriously subvert confidence in the peace process.
SINN FEIN President Gerry Adams last night stepped into the row over police reform - and warned that the issue could seriously subvert confidence in the peace process.
The difficulty is that le Carre's attempts to fathom the interior lives of Single pere et fils occasionally subvert the narrative force of the neo-spy novel he has plotted.
In addition, I want to emphasize that, although joy is crucial to survival and carries within it enormous potential to subvert oppressive structures, other profoundly important qualities of embodied imagination interact with joy, sending us into the world day after day as well - among them, courage, hope, faith, righteous anger, and the memory of suffering.