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Another word for upheaval

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Noun
  1. A momentous or sweeping change

      1. Orbital motion about a point, especially as distinguished from axial rotation:
      2. A turning or rotational motion about an axis.
      3. A single complete cycle of such orbital or axial motion.
      1. An intense, paroxysmal, involuntary muscular contraction.
      2. An uncontrolled fit, as of laughter; a paroxysm.
      3. Violent turmoil:
      1. A violent upheaval that causes great destruction or brings about a fundamental change.
      2. A violent and sudden change in the earth's crust.
      3. A devastating flood.
    See also:

    change

Another word for upheaval

Noun
      1. The act or process of erupting.
      2. An instance of erupting.
      3. A sudden, often violent outburst.
      1. A release of mechanical, chemical, or nuclear energy in a sudden and often violent manner with the generation of high temperature and usually with the release of gases.
      2. A violent bursting as a result of internal pressure.
      3. The loud, sharp sound made as a result of either of these actions.
      1. A sudden, violent display, as of activity or emotion: