Politics related

subversive
(adj)
sǝb-VER-siv
Meaning

aiming to undermine and overthrow a government, institution, etcetera; aiming to destroy a government, institution, etcetera

1st Sample Sentence

The Naxalites are a subversive group that seeks to undermine the government.

Root

sub (under)#vertere (turn) (Latin)

Mnemonics

subversive--->reversive--->go against established rule. Revert (to cause downfall) from inside.

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