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bring down to overthrow or cause to fall. [1/2 definitions]
coup d'état a sudden surprise overthrow of a government, accomplished through political means or, more often, by force.
French Revolution the revolution in France that began in 1789 with the people's overthrow of the monarchy, continued with the establishment of a republic, and ended in 1799 with Napoleon's rise to power.
junta a small group, often of military officers, acting as the rulers of a nation, esp. provisionally after the overthrow of a previous government. [1/2 definitions]
prostrate to overcome or overthrow. [1/6 definitions]
rebel a person who shows no loyalty to or tries to overthrow the established government of his or her country. [1/6 definitions]
revolution the internal, usu. forcible, overthrow of a political system or legitimate government. [1/5 definitions]
Russian Revolution the rebellion in Russia in 1917 that occurred in two stages, the first leading to the overthrow of the czarist government and establishment of a provisional government, and the second replacing this government with the Soviet government led by Lenin and the Bolsheviks.
subversive tending or intended to undermine or cause the overthrow of an established authority, esp. a national government. [1/2 definitions]
subvert to overthrow or destroy, or cause the destruction of (an established authority, esp. a national government). [1/2 definitions]
topple to cause to fall from power; overthrow. [1/4 definitions]
Trojan horse any person, thing, stratagem, or the like that is intended to overthrow or defeat by subversion from within. [1/2 definitions]
tumble to cause to fall from an elevated position, as from power; overthrow; topple. [1/16 definitions]
VC abbreviation of "Vietcong," a nationalistic, communist guerrilla force in Vietnam that fought to overthrow the South Vietnamese government with the help and support of North Vietnam during 1954-75.
Vietcong a nationalistic, communist guerrilla force in Vietnam that fought to overthrow the South Vietnamese government with the help and support of North Vietnam during 1954-75. [1/2 definitions]