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Political ChangePlay
Use 'overthrow' when discussing sudden and usually forceful changes in leadership or government. SlideRebels plan to overthrow the current regime by year's end.
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Connotation of ConflictPlay
'Overthrow' implies a struggle or fight to remove someone from power, often involving conflict. SlideThe citizens united to overthrow the tyrant.
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Not PeacefulPlay
Different from peaceful transitions, 'overthrow' suggests a less orderly, more aggressive action. SlideThe rebellion aimed to overthrow the corrupt leadership.