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  • as ininsurrectionary
  • as ininsurrectionist
  • as inradical
  • as inrebel
  • as inrevolutionist

synonyms for secessionist

  • agitator
  • anarchist
  • extremist
  • fanatic
  • firebrand
  • insurgent
  • leftist
  • militant
  • progressive
  • rebel
  • reformer
  • renegade
  • revolutionary
  • rioter
  • subversive
  • avant-garde
  • freethinker
  • iconoclast
  • insurrectionist
  • left-winger
  • mutineer
  • nihilist
  • nonconformist
  • objector
  • pacifist
  • revolter
  • ultraist
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How to use secessionist in a sentence

In the tweet, Buhari seemed to threaten violent retaliation against a southeastern secessionist group’s alleged recent attacks on government facilities and personnel.
NIGERIA’S TWITTER BAN COULD HAVE A LONG-TERM ECONOMIC COSTJEFFREY CONROY-KRUTZJUNE 7, 2021QUARTZ
Buhari, who was the country’s Head of State in the 1980s and served in the army against secessionists, said young Nigerians in the country’s southeastern part were too young to remember the horrible events that occurred during the war.
NIGERIA SUSPENDS TWITTER OPERATIONS, SAYS PLATFORM ‘UNDERMINES ITS CORPORATE EXISTENCE’TAGE KENE-OKAFORJUNE 4, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Russia has been supporting the secessionists movements in Donetsk and Luhansk, where 14,000-plus people have died in the fighting to date.
WHAT HAPPENS NEXT IN THE RISING VIOLENCE BETWEEN UKRAINE AND RUSSIAIAN BREMMERAPRIL 10, 2021TIME
I am, I hope, too good a patriot to be a secessionist, much less a rebel.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
The federal system established in 1789 had to fight the secessionist efforts of the confederated slave-holding states.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
But every member of this church, he added, must be loyal, and therefore no secessionist could join.
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ALABAMAWALTER L. FLEMING
A Douglas Democrat, a Douglas elector, and a strong secessionist, who had deserted to the enemy.
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ALABAMAWALTER L. FLEMING
Houston and Pryor (see Brewer, pp. 324, 326) were neither Union nor secessionist, but constitutional.
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ALABAMAWALTER L. FLEMING
Such are the views of one who seems to know what a real Southern-sympathizing secessionist is made of.
CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. I, NO. VI, JUNE, 1862VARIOUS
It was one of the hottest secessionist spots in the State, any Union sentiment that might have existed, being carefully concealed.
A NARRATIVE OF SERVICE WITH THE THIRD WISCONSIN INFANTRYJULIAN WISNER HINKLEY
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