throw out of kilter

throw out of kilter
throw into great confusion or disorder

Fundamental Islamicists threaten to perturb the social order in Algeria and Egypt

Syn: ↑perturb, ↑derange
Derivationally related forms: ↑derangement (for: ↑derange), ↑perturbation (for: ↑perturb)
Hypernyms: ↑disorder, ↑disarray
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s something


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