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noun as in civil disobedience

verb as in act of political protest

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The organizers of the protest, who did not have a permit for the sit-in, refused to leave and police began to arrest them in mass.

They tore down some tents of the sit-in and set fire to the others.

Our number of martyrs since the clearing of the sit-in 107.

Outside Rabaa, however, the presence of so many children at the sit-in has caused an uproar.

In fact, as the sit-in has pressed on, the number of children there has seemed to rise.

This day Sit-in-the-kitchen has uncovered his face before his father!'

I 'm tired of having you a sit-in-the-corner, watch-the-other-fellow-dance, male-wallflower proposition!


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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sit-in, such as: demonstration, protest, revolt, riot, sit down, and walkout.

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