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  • as inmutinous
  • as inrebellious
  • as inrevolutionary
  • as indisorder
  • as intopsy-turviness

synonyms for rioting

  • anarchistic
  • contumacious
  • defiant
  • disloyal
  • disobedient
  • disorderly
  • dissident
  • factious
  • iconoclastic
  • insubordinate
  • insurgent
  • insurrectionary
  • radical
  • rebel
  • revolutionary
  • riotous
  • subversive
  • traitorous
  • treasonable
  • ungovernable
  • unmanageable
  • radical
  • subversive
  • insurgent
  • rebel
  • anarchistic
  • defiant
  • disobedient
  • disorderly
  • factious
  • insubordinate
  • mutinous
  • riotous
  • warring
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How to use rioting in a sentence

When I cracked open the door for a peak, all I saw was a riot of fur.
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If a messy election aftermath involves the deployment of federal personnel to put down riots or stop ballot counts, there’s a decent chance that a judge somewhere will pull the emergency brake.
SUNDAY MAGAZINE: THE DECIDERSDANIEL MALLOYSEPTEMBER 13, 2020OZY
I made a version of this argument in 2015, arguing that riots in the ’60s and ’90s ultimately led to necessary changes in policing, even if the changes didn’t go far enough.
VIOLENT PROTESTS AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY IN THE ’60S AND ’90S CHANGED PUBLIC OPINIONGERMAN LOPEZAUGUST 28, 2020VOX
That indicated, the researchers argued, that the riots led to a progressive electoral turn.
VIOLENT PROTESTS AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY IN THE ’60S AND ’90S CHANGED PUBLIC OPINIONGERMAN LOPEZAUGUST 28, 2020VOX
As the Los Angeles riot study suggests, the effects of riots may vary at the local level.
VIOLENT PROTESTS AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY IN THE ’60S AND ’90S CHANGED PUBLIC OPINIONGERMAN LOPEZAUGUST 28, 2020VOX
There are other studies suggesting that, at least in limited circumstances, riots have helped some causes.
VIOLENT PROTESTS AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY IN THE ’60S AND ’90S CHANGED PUBLIC OPINIONGERMAN LOPEZAUGUST 28, 2020VOX
The best study I’ve seen on the broader national reaction to protests demonstrates that riots in the past backfired.
VIOLENT PROTESTS AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY IN THE ’60S AND ’90S CHANGED PUBLIC OPINIONGERMAN LOPEZAUGUST 28, 2020VOX
Hundreds of protesters rushed to the building and a door was snapped off its hinges before police in riot gear pepper-sprayed the crowd, which included a photographer from The Associated Press.
PROTESTS CONTINUE IN WISCONSIN AFTER POLICE SHOOTING OF JACOB BLAKEKDUNN6AUGUST 25, 2020FORTUNE
Both reporters initially witnessed the riot from the Voice offices, which were a few doors down Christopher Street from Stonewall.
HOW THE NEW YORK MEDIA COVERED THE STONEWALL RIOTSLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 23, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Local TV stations failed to even report on the riots happening in the heart of Manhattan.
HOW THE NEW YORK MEDIA COVERED THE STONEWALL RIOTSLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 23, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
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