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Revolution

Pronunciation of Revolution
/ɹˌɛvəlˈuːʃən/, /ɹˌɛvəlˈuːʃən/, /ɹ_ˌɛ_v_ə_l_ˈuː_ʃ_ə_n/

Synonyms for revolution:

Sense 1

about-face, reformation, insurgency, strike, swirl, Insurgence, change, other, treason, torque, orbit, returning, twist, sweep, wriggle, arc, turn, whirl, circumvolution, circle, roll.

Sense 2

right, swing, outbreak, disturbance, disorder.

Sense 3

convulsion.

Sense 4

resistance.

Sense 6

cataclysm, wheel.

circuit

spin.

course

circuit.

demolition

sabotage.

insubordination

disobedience.

nonconformity

Unconformity.

Sense 1 (noun)

reel, orbit, about-face, wriggle, swirl, twist, twirl, whirl, circuit, circumvolution, roll, turn, spin.

Sense 3 (noun)

circle, disintegration, cataclysm, swing.

Sense 4 (noun)

wheel.

Sense 5 (noun)

sedition, insurgency, Insurgence.

change (noun)

novelty, transition, mutation, variation.

circuit around something (noun)

reel, orbit, circle, whirl, spin, twirl, turn, wheel, circumvolution, gyration, roll, swirl, rotation.

disobedience (noun)

insubordination.

disorder (noun)

lawlessness.

drastic action or change, often in politics (noun)

outbreak, transformation, anarchy, mutiny, rebellion, insurgency, reformation, coup, upset, disorder, upheaval, rising, uprising, subversion, strike, insubordination, tumult, innovation, revolt.

revolution (noun)

rotation, Overturning, restructuring, upheaval, mutiny, coup, gyration, uprising, revolt, upset, rebellion.

rolling (noun)

rolling, rotation.

rotation (noun)

circumnavigation, gyration, circulation, rotation.

ruin (noun)

subversion.

Usage examples for revolution:

  • But for the work they did, the risks they ran, Cuba's revolution must have failed. - "Cuba, Old and New", Albert Gardner Robinson.
  • Then came the Revolution of 1820 in the mother country. - "The Hispanic Nations of the New World Volume 50 in The Chronicles Of America Series", William R. Shepherd.

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