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There was an implied crime-partnership in her glance which revolted him.

His own revolted town of Mantes was the first object of his fury.

The affairs of the revolted Colonies were, in truth, going very badly.

Her whole spirit would have revolted from that, as much as it did from the accusation.

This revolted the Marquis, who made a gesture of utter disgust.

It was like the trap, and all his instinct resented it and revolted against it.

He revolted because the office of stablemaster appeared too lowly for him.

At the end of that six months, Gilbert revolted against politicians.

Her too they would drive forth, and with a brutality and cruelty that revolted me.

I seem to hear some one say, why did you not think of this before you revolted?

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from Middle French revolter (15c.), from Italian rivoltare "to overthrow, overturn," from Vulgar Latin *revolvitare "to overturn, overthrow," frequentative of Latin revolvere (past participle revolutus) "turn, roll back" (see revolve). Related: Revolted; revolting.

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