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subversion
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The Aeneid
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  • Such were his looks, so gracefully he spoke, That, were I not resolv’d against the yoke Of hapless marriage, never to be curst With second love, so fatal was my first, To this one error I might yield again; For, since Sichaeus was untimely slain, This only man is able to subvert The fix’d foundations of my stubborn heart.
  • Iolas fell, whom not the Grecian pow’rs, Nor great subverter of the Trojan tow’rs, Were doom’d to kill, while Heav’n prolong’d his date; But who can pass the bounds, prefix’d by fate?

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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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