dislocating (part of speech: verb)
deranging (part of speech: verb)
disorganizing, convulsing, discomposing, disarranging, tampering, muddling, scattering, deranging, jumbling, disturbing, meddling, swirling, whisking, tossing, ruffling, dislocating, mislaying, confusing, troubling, roiling, fermenting, roughening, churning, rummaging, mixing up, messing, disheveling, botching, capsizing, misplacing, confounding, agitating, tumbling, cluttering, upsetting, scrambling, rumpling, rippling, hashing, perturbing, whipping, disordering, tousling, blurring, mussing
substituting (part of speech: verb)
- Before the end of the century, however, they had become municipal officers, gradually displacing the former consuls from the chief position. - "Dante: His Times and His Work", Arthur John Butler.
- On the other hand, Bartley Hodge was naturally careless, and he had a persistent way of displacing things that annoyed Frank, although the latter said little about it at first. - "Frank Merriwell's Chums", Burt L. Standish.
- A machine is invented which will enable one man to make as many boots as four men made formerly, displacing the labour of three men. - "Problems of Poverty", John A. Hobson.