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noun as in uprising

verb as in disgust, nauseate

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The three-page letter arrived at GameStop’s Texas headquarters 18 months before the company unexpectedly emerged as the hottest stock on Wall Street and the latest symbol of a widening populist revolt against entrenched elites.

Humans were doomed in the play even before Radius led the revolt.

Chekheria graduated college in Tbilisi with a law degree just a year before another revolt, the Rose Revolution of late 2003.

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In 1794, George Washington himself led a militia of 13,000 men into Pennsylvania to put down an anti-tax revolt.

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The ISI came to the CIA for assistance in fostering a revolt that had developed in the Afghan countryside against Communist rule.

A political leader told us parliament won't do anything unless people revolt.

Initially, Truth Revolt printed that Dunham was 17 when this event occurred (she was 7).

Fallin reversed course on that as well, but not before a mini-revolt grew among suburban parents.

A problem far more pressing for the dynasty was the Taiping revolt, which ran from 1850 to 1864 and left tens of millions dead.

The rapid spread of the revolt was not a whit less marvelous than its lack of method or cohesion.

Yet, so curiously constituted is the native mind, the blowing-up of the magazine was the final tocsin of revolt.

The news of Bruce's revolt and the death of Comyn roused Edward into full martial vigour.

General Pio del Pilar slept in the city every night, ready to give the rocket-signal for revolt.

In vain he warned the King that this was not a revolt but a revolution; the counsels of Polignac were all powerful.


On this page you'll find 120 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to revolt, such as: defection, insurgency, insurrection, mutiny, rebellion, and revolution.

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