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Synonyms for subvert

Synonyms for subvert

to bring about the downfall of

to damage, destroy, or defeat by sabotage

Synonyms for subvert

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Kurtz took the opposite view, citing a study which showed that many gays with no commitment to monogamy, in fact, with a desire to subvert it, planned to marry.
Using elements of the system to subvert it and help the underclass is terribly appealing, but it is not the solution to poverty that Stoesz claims.
The state has not attempted to impose its taste on the populace, or necessarily tried to subvert or censor anyone (though some cases may be arguable).
Jury trials, and the rule of law itself, would become a farce if every jury could subvert the law at will--because the standard of justice can only be truth, not error or hypocrisy.
Lewis and reaffirmed by Fish, but here the diverse contemporaries of a radically individual poet who "begins with shared beliefs, only to use them as a basis to subvert others" (36).
Tom Cusick, president of the Fifth Avenue Association, said that the government's signing was a vote to preserve the "face" of Fifth Avenue for the scores of tourists that visit each year, and to subvert the city's underground economy.
Earlier in the book, he writes, "The Irancontra affair involved various attempts to evade or subvert laws, established procedures, and intragovernmental traditions (thin reeds, these) of civility.
However, given actions that some other companies across the corporate space have taken recently to subvert certain protections, Fitch is generally skeptical regarding the potential effectiveness of some covenants in corporate bond indentures.
Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani strongly condemned the terror attacks which targeted Aden and Sanaa in a bid to subvert Yemen's security and stability, undermine the constitutional legitimacy, fuel sectarian strife and tear up people's social fabric and national unity.
AFTER August's sensational Subvert event, this weekend sees the club night bring DJs Foamo and Jay Robinson to Albert Dock bar, Revolution.
She said that a specific mindset is working to subvert law and order in the country but the government of Pakistan has pledged to eliminate terrorism.
On this fifth release, the New York City-based trio's members--Kathleen Hanna, Johanna Fateman, and JD Samson--are on a mission to subvert the indie versus major label dichotomy: They've cleverly attempted to remain faithful to their underground following--offering more of their typically outspoken, politically and emotionally charged DIY danceable punk--and at the same time offer a slicker, more dance floor-accessible (even radiofriendly) sound for mainsteam ears, all in one 13-track album.
Cannon received MALDEF's "Excellence in Leadership Award" in June 2002--a profoundly dubious plaudit, given that the foundation-funded radical group openly seeks to subvert our immigration laws and undermine our national borders.
It tries to subvert the role of the courts in the defense of civil liberties.
This combination of offices and dance studio uses glass to subvert the relationship between viewer and viewed.