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upheaval
used in Lord of the Flies

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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
  • The ground beneath them was a bank covered with coarse grass, torn everywhere by the upheavals of fallen trees, scattered with decaying coconuts and palm saplings.
    p. 10.0
upheavals = something raised (in this case soil raised by roots)
There are no more uses of "upheaval" in Lord of the Flies.

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