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subversive in Politics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsubversivesub‧ver‧sive1 /səbˈvɜːsɪv $ -ˈvɜːr-/ adjective  PPREBELLION/REVOLUTIONsubversive ideas, activities etc are secret and intended to damage or destroy a government or an established system He was engaged in subversive activities.subversive propaganda/literaturesubversively adverb
Examples from the Corpus
subversiveI think this is genuinely subversive.Reggae was what was called for, some subversive atmosphere in the place.I do not wish to suggest that New Historians are involved in some huge subversive critical enterprise duping credulous students.But, as Marx saw long ago, free-market capitalism is quintessentially populist and inherently subversive of traditions and rituals.This time the language and violence seem only frantic, not genuinely subversive or liberating.subversive organizationsPlato wrote that the potentially subversive qualities of music were such that it would not be permitted in the perfect state.The loyalty oath was intended to protect students from so-called subversive teachers.Most of those words are cynical, humorous and often subversive to the established order.Again, though, the Fundamental Theorem was doing its subversive work behind the scenes.subversive propaganda/literatureHe had remained faithful to the Party in its outlaw years, and had gone to prison for distributing subversive literature.