Definition - upheaval

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  1. a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally); "the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence"
  2. disturbance usually in protest
  3. (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
  4. a violent disturbance; "the convulsions of the stock market"

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