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noun as in insurrection

noun as in ascension

noun as in ascent

noun as in mutiny

noun as in revolt

noun as in rise


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Rather, Encounters at the Heart of the World is a tale of risings and fallings … and risings again.

There were many stories, from both humans and our kind, of subdead risings on every continent.

During the 2nd century progress was perhaps slower, hindered doubtless by the repeated risings in the north.

It mattered little if the first risings failed; they would keep alive the spirit, that one day would lead to victory.

They knew that it meant harder fighting than he supposed, and they dreaded a repetition of his earlier ill-starred risings.

This revolt of the French nobles was so named because various risings of a similar nature had taken place in the city of Prague.

Vainly the wife tried to repress the risings of remorse, and vainly, too, she urged Dane to seek absolution from her church.

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On this page you'll find 265 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to risings, such as: coup, insurgency, mutiny, revolt, revolution, and riot.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.