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Synonyms for mutiny



Synonyms for mutiny

organized opposition intended to change or overthrow existing authority

to refuse allegiance to and oppose by force a government or ruling authority

Words related to mutiny

open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)

engage in a mutiny against an authority

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The board of Mutiny is recommending the offer in the absence of a superior proposal.
Several sections and clauses including section 124-A pertaining to mutiny were included in the FIR.
A deal was brokered for the release of two guards who were being held hostage by mutiny leaders, the state governor's office said, while a total of 851 inmates were to be transferred to other prisons, dpa reported.
According to the complaint, the newly constructed complex is coming up within 300 metres of the protected monument -- The Mutiny Memorial.
The first 200 soldiers were found guilty and sentenced to jail terms of up to 14 years for their role in the mutiny in which 74 people were hacked to death, tortured and burnt alive before their bodies were dumped in sewers and shallow graves.
The 823 soldiers being tried in the civilian court have already been jailed by military tribunals over the mutiny.
The mutiny led to the killing of 74 people, including 57 army officers, and a number of women suffered sexual assault.
Summary: Six German sailors have been charged with mutiny over accusations they tied up their superior onboard a ship, in a first for the German navy, officials said Friday.
In the midst of a crucial period in the Irish Civil War, 1,200 recruits of Ireland's Civic Guard began a seven-week mutiny in reaction to the decision of the provisional government to preference men from the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) for senior positions in the Civic Guard.
A THUG handed a seven-year stretch for his part in a New Year prison riot which caused PS5m worth of damage has failed in a bid to get his conviction for mutiny overturned.
The BGB chief's comments came as the force earlier this week concluded internal trial of the rebel soldiers for command breaches in paramilitary courts under Bangladesh Rifles Act though the trial of the core carnage suspects and mutiny masterminds was still underway in a civil sessions judge's court under the country's Penal Code.
THE tale of the Mutiny on the Bounty has a new twist.
The UN Security Council has strongly condemned the recent mutiny by renegade soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as well as the killing and abuse of civilians, mostly women and children, by armed groups operating in the eastern part of the country.
Sentences ranging from two years to execution have been passed on 13 military officers for their involvement in a mutiny in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Perth, Australia, May 25, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - Mutiny Gold Limited (ASX:MYG) provides the opportunity to listen to audio from John Greeve, Managing Director; "Mutiny Gold achieves more high grades from Deflector Deposit".