Word of the Day - - 10/20/05
\bool-vair-suh-MAHNG (the "NG" is not pronounced, but the vowel is nasalized)\Â noun
1 : reversal
2 : a violent disturbance : disorder
The economist pointed out that, in a bouleversement of housing trends, more people are purchasing homes now, whereas rentals have dropped off.
The above is the cheesy example sentence pulled from MW. Yet another word that I have never, even remotely, heard used in any type of conversation.
In the bouleversement that is the city of Atlanta, millions of dollars were used to turn Atlanta into a brand
, wherein those monies would have been better spent reinforcing it's infrastructure.
Atlanta = bouleversement = violent disturbance