Subvert

usgb/səbˈvɜːrt/Volume
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Power DynamicsPlay
Used when someone aims to weaken or overthrow authority or systems. SlideActivists can subvert oppressive regimes through protest.
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Not Always NegativePlay
Sometimes, 'subvert' can indicate innovation or positive change. SlideShe subverted our expectations by using recycled materials creatively.
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Context SensitivePlay
Consider if 'subvert' fits the situation; it's forceful and may imply conspiracy. SlideThey didn't just disagree, they sought to subvert the committee's efforts.