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subversion
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • …and said he would read to them the first resolution—’That this meeting views with alarm and apprehension, the existing state of the Muffin Trade in this Metropolis and its neighbourhood; that it considers the Muffin Boys, as at present constituted, wholly underserving the confidence of the public; and that it deems the whole Muffin system alike prejudicial to the health and morals of the people, and subversive of the best interests of a great commercial and mercantile community.’

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  • The Chinese activist was imprisoned for inciting subversion of state power.
  • Let all our neighbors know that we shall join with them to oppose aggression or subversion anywhere in the Americas.
    Kennedy, John F.  --  John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address

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