One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the French Revolution’
rebellion, revolt, insurrection, mutiny, uprising, riot, rioting, rising, insurgence, insurgency, coup, overthrow, seizure of power, regime change
subversion, sedition, anarchy, disorder, protest, strike, act of resistance, act of defiance
2‘there has been a revolution in printing techniques’
dramatic change, radical change, drastic alteration, radical alteration, complete shift, sea change, metamorphosis, transformation, conversion, innovation, breakaway
reorganization, restructuring, reformation, remodelling, rearrangement, reorientation, regrouping, redistribution
upheaval, upset, disruption, convulsions, cataclysm
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3‘the prop shaft turns 4.7 times for one revolution of a road wheel’
single turn, turn, rotation, circle, whirl, twirl, spin, wheel, roll, round, cycle, circuit, lap
4‘the rate of revolution of the earth’
turning, gyration, rotation, circumrotation, wheeling, turning around, circling, whirling, twirling, spinning, swivelling, rolling, orbital motion, orbiting, orbit
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