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The rebels though seemed somewhat chastened by the result despite more than doubling the anti-Boehner votes from two years ago.

This led to the formation of a Christian militant group to counter the rebels, and all-out sectarian violence exploded.

Someone who regularly rebels against the most socially sanctioned night of the year?

Rebels in Africa trade in children to fund their conflicts and obtain child soldiers.

A ceasefire by leftist rebels in Colombia could close the last one.

The expatriated ex-rebels became alarmed by the non-receipt of the indemnity instalment and the news from their homes.

But it was necessary to take Silan, which the rebels hastened to strengthen, closely followed up by the Spaniards.

The Spaniards, indeed, feigned to regard them only as a remnant of the rebels who had joined the pre-existing brigand bands.

The friars were exceedingly wroth, and combined to defeat the Generalʼs efforts to come to an understanding with the rebels.

“It means, my dear, that the Dragoons and the 60th will have to teach these impudent rebels a much-needed lesson,” said her uncle.


On this page you'll find 90 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rebels, such as: insurgent, guerrilla, separatist, opponent, resistance, and nonconformist.

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