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- adj. Tending to evert or overthrow; subversive.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Tending to evert or overthrow; subversive; with of.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Designed or tending to overthrow; subversive.
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And contrary to our covenants, wherein we are bound to preserve reformation, and uniformity in doctrine, worship, discipline and government, to extirpate popery, &c. to free our souls from the guilt of other men's sins, defend our liberties; and consequently never to comply with a toleration, eversive of all these interests we are sworn to maintain, and productive of these things we are sworn to endeavour the extirpation of.
 However much these leading articles in the Arminian and Pelagian scheme be now taught and applauded yet sure they are God-dishonouring and soul-ruining tenets, contrary to scripture, God's covenant, and eversive of man's salvation.