subvert


subvert (http://definr.com/subvert)

     v 1: cause the downfall of; of rulers; "The Czar was overthrown";
          "subvert the ruling class" [syn: overthrow, overturn,
           bring down]
     2: destroy property or hinder normal operations; "The
        Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war"
        [syn: sabotage, undermine, countermine, counteract,
         weaken]
     3: destroy completely; "subvert the privileges of the ruling
        class"