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noun as in demonstrator

noun as in insurgent

noun as in looter

noun as in militant

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Example Sentences

They pivoted from being a place that only served a small populace to saying, “We are part of this community, this city of Newark that has been beat up through riots.”

From Vox

Her social media feeds are showing “boarded-up hotels and businesses” in major cities like Houston, which is Pearland’s neighbor, in anticipation of riots and related outbursts.

When all the riots started, there was one thing that really stuck out with me.

From Ozy

We are met by riot gear, shotguns and AK-47s, Africa’s weapon of choice.

From Ozy

She wished me a happy birthday and read me the riot act regarding my behavior if I was going to stay home alone all day.

From Ozy

That it would have been impossible to secure a verdict in the province against a rioter can scarcely be doubted.

The fact that the Countess was the rioter had worked in a way to cause people to seek secluded and darkened nooks.

Then the sound of returning horse's feet, and Rioter rushed up the side drive to the stables riderless.

But from somewhere in the darkness, one rioter brought a sack of flour, while another flung down a tin case of petroleum.

Drawn up and given an orderly disposition, as a rioter hanged to a lamppost.


On this page you'll find 231 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rioter, such as: marcher, radical, striker, agitator, dissenter, and objector.

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