adjective see subversion

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Subversionary — Sub*ver sion*a*ry, a. Promoting destruction. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • subversionary — index harmful Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • subversionary — See subversion. * * * …   Universalium

  • subversionary — Synonyms and related words: baneful, calamitous, cataclysmal, cataclysmic, catastrophic, consuming, consumptive, deadly, demolishing, demolitionary, depredatory, desolating, destroying, destructive, devastating, disastrous, doomful, fatal,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • subversionary — adj. promoting subversion and destruction, tending to undermine …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subversionary — sub·ver·sion·ary …   English syllables

  • subversionary — ]zhəˌnerē, ]sh , ri adjective : subversive …   Useful english dictionary

  • subversion — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Late Latin subversion , subversio, from Latin subvertere Date: 14th century 1. the act of subverting ; the state of being subverted; especially a systematic attempt to overthrow or undermine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • subversive — subversively, adv. subversivism, subversiveness, n. /seuhb verr siv/, adj. 1. Also, subversionary /seuhb verr zheuh ner ee, sheuh /. tending to subvert or advocating subversion, esp. in an attempt to overthrow or cause the destruction of an… …   Universalium

  • harmful — harm·ful adj: of a kind likely to cause harm harm·ful·ly adv harm·ful·ness n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. harmful …   Law dictionary

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