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upheaval
used in The Grapes of Wrath

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Definition
a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally);
or: a violent disturbance;
or: (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building);
or: disturbance usually in protest
  • And the great owners, who must lose their land in an upheaval, the great owners with access to history, with eyes to read history and to know the great fact: when property accumulates in too few hands it is taken away.
    Chapter 19 (85% in)

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