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synonyms for risings

  • coup
  • insurgency
  • mutiny
  • revolt
  • revolution
  • riot
  • sedition
  • uprising
  • disorder
  • insurgence
  • rising
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antonyms for risings

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  • calm
  • peace
  • compliance
  • obedience
  • subordination
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How to use risings in a sentence

During the 2nd century progress was perhaps slower, hindered doubtless by the repeated risings in the north.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
It mattered little if the first risings failed; they would keep alive the spirit, that one day would lead to victory.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
They knew that it meant harder fighting than he supposed, and they dreaded a repetition of his earlier ill-starred risings.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
This revolt of the French nobles was so named because various risings of a similar nature had taken place in the city of Prague.
THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
Vainly the wife tried to repress the risings of remorse, and vainly, too, she urged Dane to seek absolution from her church.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF OUR OWN LAND, COMPLETECHARLES M. SKINNER
The land next the sea has many risings or hillocks, behind which there are high mountains.
A GENERAL HISTORY AND COLLECTION OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS, VOLUME VIROBERT KERR
Calvert was suspected of having provided the funds for one of the later risings of the Fifth Monarchy Men.
THE DIGGER MOVEMENT IN THE DAYS OF THE COMMONWEALTHLEWIS H. BERENS
His death, the Huguenot risings, the consequent impotence of the Guises to aid the Regent, could not be foreseen.
JOHN KNOX AND THE REFORMATIONANDREW LANG
Here began the risings of his malice, and this was the cause.
SECRET BAND OF BROTHERSJONATHAN HARRINGTON GREEN
But I have been hearing stories of Bada-Mawidi risings which are to come off soon.
THE HALF-HEARTEDJOHN BUCHAN
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