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Then give up to us the seditious papers which you secrete in your house.

Indeed I do, but you spoke of seditious papers, and I have none of that sort.

Consider what would be the fatal effect of a seditious movement.

The preachers were not behind the doctors in the use of seditious language.

They call them seditious and inflammatory, which was far from being their character.

Was not this a seditious fellowe, to tell them this even to their faces?'

Their modest petition had been treated as a seditious libel.

This was the new, seditious element with which young Heine was thrown.

The seditious magistrates were arrested and thrown into prison.

Now he declared the Company "just a seminary to a seditious parliament!"

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Middle French seditieux, from Latin seditiosus "full of discord, factious, mutinous," from seditio (see sedition). Related: Seditiously; seditiousness.

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