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    subvert - Dictionary definition and meaning for word subvert

    (verb) cause the downfall of; of rulers
    Synonyms : bring down , overthrow , overturn
    Example Sentence
    • The Czar was overthrown
    • subvert the ruling class
    (verb) corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    Example Sentence
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
    (verb) destroy property or hinder normal operations
    Example Sentence
    • The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war
    (verb) destroy completely
    Example Sentence
    • we must not let our civil liberties be subverted by the current crisis
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for subvert

can be remembered with help of root word:sub(below, down)+vert(to turn)..and downfall of something is subvert...

I averted the disaster by completely subverting the nuclear submarine

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