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  • adj.not obeying
  • nounperson who does not obey
  • verbrefuse to obey

synonyms for rebel

  • insurgent
  • rebellious
  • revolutionary
  • insubordinate
  • insurrectionary
  • mutinous
See also synonyms for: rebels
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antonyms for rebel

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  • obedient
  • complaisant
  • compliant
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How to use rebel in a sentence

Russia has also entrenched itself along Libya’s coast through its support for the rebel leader Khalifa Haftar, who controls the region.
BUTTERFLY EFFECT: THE NEXT U.S.-RUSSIA CONFLICT THEATER COULD BE THE MEDITERRANEANCHARU KASTURISEPTEMBER 17, 2020OZY
The GRU chief is also a central figure in Russia’s attempts to bring rebel Libyan leader Khalifa Haftar to power in Tripoli.
SPY WARS: THE HIDDEN FOE AMERICA MUST DEFEAT TO SAVE ITS DEMOCRACYCHARU KASTURISEPTEMBER 13, 2020OZY
Chef Nomi, as the rebel-bear called himself, attracted a following with promises of a “fair launch.”
IS THE SUSHISWAP SAGA A PREVIEW OF A NEW WAVE OF CRYPTO CHAOS?DZANEMORRISSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
Among them was Muhammad Qasim Shah, the last known militant from Tral, a township that had given birth in 2015 to a fresh wave of armed rebels against India following years of steady decline in the number of militants.
IS KASHMIR’S MILITANCY DEAD?CHARU KASTURIAUGUST 6, 2020OZY
In fact, voters rebelled in November when patriotic hysteria went too far.
‘KEEP YOUR MOUTH SHUT’: WHY SAN DIEGO BANNED ‘SEDITIOUS’ TALK IN 1918RANDY DOTINGAAUGUST 4, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
For decades, a band of rebel theorists has waged war with one of cosmology’s core concepts — the idea that an invisible, intangible form of matter forms the universe’s primary structure.
AN ALTERNATIVE TO DARK MATTER PASSES CRITICAL TESTCHARLIE WOODJULY 28, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The rebel Planner had fallen from his allegiance, and was making his terms with the enemy.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The rebel general opportunely arrived in Singapore at or about the time of the outbreak of American-Spanish hostilities.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
De Valor resumed it, when he raised the rebel standard on the Alpuxara mountains.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Lastly, there was Aguinaldoʼs old rebel party, which rallied to the one cry “Independence.”
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO REBEL

  • act out
  • carry on
  • raise hell
  • rebel
  • sow one's wild oats
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