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    upheaval

    upheaval - Dictionary definition and meaning for word upheaval

    Definition
    (noun) a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)
    Example Sentence
    • the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence
    Definition
    (noun) a violent disturbance
    Synonyms : convulsion , turmoil
    Example Sentence
    • the convulsions of the stock market
    Definition
    (noun) (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
    Synonyms : uplift , upthrow , upthrust
    Definition
    (noun) disturbance usually in protest
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for upheaval

UP+HILL...what happens when a hill goes up and down...it's a kind of VIOLENT DISRUPTION....

Due to the increasing heat in the atmosphere, a well of water dried up. This created chaos in its society.

god UP in HEAVen is confused and in chaos to see nature disaster by mankind

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we go to heaven when evritn collapses

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