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 (səb-vûr′sĭv, -zĭv)
Intending or intended to subvert an established order, especially to undermine or overthrow an established government: subversive groups; subversive publications.
One who advocates or is regarded as advocating subversion.

sub·ver′sive·ly adv.
sub·ver′sive·ness n.
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Noun1.subversiveness - disloyalty by virtue of subversive behaviorsubversiveness - disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior
disloyalty - the quality of being disloyal
betrayal - the quality of aiding an enemy
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Acknowledging the palimpsestic nature of the myth's many versions allows Nurkse to fuse medieval magic with post-Freudian subversiveness.
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Because of this, Deleuzeans will surely be tempted to conclude that Lumsden does not fully appreciate the real uniqueness and subversiveness of Deleuze's challenge to Hegel.
Fittingly, Stephen Glynn's book on the film grapples with these contradictions, identifying threads of both commercialism and subversiveness, of cultural specificity and broader universality, within Quadrophenia.
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An electric current of subversiveness ran through these concerts, as Bernstein seemed almost to reach inside the psyches of his listeners and unlock the barriers between them and music.
A snowman who is really excited about heat has its own subversiveness to it, too.
And despite prevailing notions of either subversiveness or subordinated models, Narveson demonstrates how the paradox of "guided reading" invites readers to engage directly with the text in order to find a sense of connection with it, without the guidance necessarily controlling the response.
This is the path I wish to follow in order to look again at the play's ambivalent subversiveness.
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