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  • nouncivil disobedience
  • verbact of political protest

synonyms for sit-in

  • demonstration
  • protest
  • revolt
  • riot
  • sit-down
  • walkout
  • complaint
  • fast
  • grievance
  • march
  • rally
  • strike
  • love-in
  • passive resistance
  • peace march
  • peaceful protest

antonyms for sit-in

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  • compliance
  • obedience
  • praise
  • submission
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    How to use sit-in in a sentence

    You see, they always butter their chairs so that they won't stick fast when they sit down.
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    Being quieted by the Captain with a draught of cold tea, and made to sit down, the examination of the book proceeded.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    Since Henry Hawk could sit in a great elm far up the road and see himp.
    THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
    Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
    BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
    Never again would he sit behind that wheel rejoicing in the insolence of speed.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    The hut was barely high enough to let him sit up, and long enough to let him lie down—not to stretch out.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    They had been permitted to sit up till after the ice-cream, which naturally marked the limit of human indulgence.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

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