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taking arms

verb as in rise

verb as in call to arms


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The Cisalpine Gauls, lately so restless, and whom we shall soon see taking arms again, remained motionless.

A hesitating soul taking arms against a sea of troubles, torn by conflicting doubts, as one sees in real life.

I arrive at Toulouse; they tell me that he left the evening before, taking arms with him, a prey to the most violent despair.

The Provost ran to acquaint the Court that the city was just taking arms.

Others rose up to fill his place, the women even taking arms in the defence of home and liberty.

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On this page you'll find 227 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to taking arms, such as: defy, overthrow, renounce, resist, revolt, and secede.

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