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noun as in defiance, resistance

verb as in defy, revolt

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However, Mickelson built his mutiny on the blood money with the new tour being bankrolled by the Saudis.

He faced a near mutiny in his own party, many of whom thought he was going too far.

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Somehow he managed to persuade the crew to join him in mutiny and off they went pirating.

The real Boone narrowly survived a player mutiny in 1977 when the football team threatened to quit unless he apologized for a particularly vitriolic tirade after a loss.

He left, but many other mercenaries stayed, and two years later they were executed or expelled after a mutiny in Stanleyville.

He risked a mutiny, but nonetheless handed over six senior park officers to the courts for trafficking park resources.

Within three months, one of the original six councilors was charged with mutiny and executed.

Of course, the work environment described in The Caine Mutiny is no ordinary one.

The Caine Mutiny is one of the greatest novels ever written about a dysfunctional workplace.

On his arrival at Rome, to take over his new command, he found himself face to face with a mutiny.

Now, Highland regiments had fought in India for many a year before the Mutiny, and the kilt was no new thing in native eyes.

But the battle was not won until one of those strange incidents happened that distinguish the Mutiny from all other wars.

At last Malcolm stood in the shelter-trench of the picket and gazed at the city which was the hub of the Mutiny.

The news of this pretended mutiny spread rapidly, and great crowds came rushing down to see the affair.


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mutiny, such as: insurrection, revolt, revolution, riot, uprising, and disobedience.

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