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noun as in disturbance


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In media, entertainment, sports, and fashion, a worker-led uprising has brought pent-up frustrations and injustices to the fore.

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In fact, the autopsies and commissions investigating these uprisings describe a direct relationship between police violence and property destruction.

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They found it a very useful tool to stop uprisings during the colonial era.

Maybe a series of riots has a different effect than a single uprising.

From Vox

The British created the law and found it a useful tool for stopping uprisings during the colonial era.

He was one of few outspoken activists in Syria prior to the uprising that took a place in March of 2011.

It is no wonder that headlines around the world are talking about a new, third intifada, or Palestinians uprising.

And it seems like another Intifada, or Palestinian uprising, might be on the way.

Many secular activists from the urban areas of Damascus or Aleppo withdrew long ago, sickened by what the uprising was becoming.

Yeah, this sounds like a perfect recipe for violent uprising against Joan Rivers.

Why, she got befuddled in reciting something about an Indian uprising that came in our American History hour.

Not since the uprising of the Mole-men, those creatures who had spewed forth from the inner world, had the fiery crystal called!

There was nothing within the confines of Italy so much dreaded as an uprising of the slaves.

A less egoistic man would have seen that a national uprising was imminent.

He might have been swamped by an uprising of the whole convention, but strange to say the convention was intent upon hearing him.

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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to uprising, such as: insurrection, mutiny, outbreak, rebellion, revolt, and revolution.

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