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Synonyms for rebellion

Synonyms for rebellion

organized opposition intended to change or overthrow existing authority

Synonyms for rebellion

refusal to accept some authority or code or convention

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Can it be possible," replied Jones, "that you have lived so much out of the world as not to know that during that time there have been two rebellions in favour of the son of King James, one of which is now actually raging in the very heart of the kingdom.
Among other things they told him that this regulation had been carried out to its full extent in the case of a prisoner named Mathias, who in 1668, that is to say, five years before, had committed a much less violent act of rebellion than that of which Cornelius was guilty.
This is what the Department of Justice (DOJ) pointed out as it dismissed a rebellion complaint against Najiya Maute, widow of slain terrorist
The Department of Justice has dismissed the rebellion complaint filed by the police and the military against the widow of slain Maute terrorist group leader Mohammad Khayyam 'Otto' Maute.
Lagman of the First District of Albay and several other lawmakers, Solicitor General Jose Calida maintained that rebellion still exists in Mindanao, thus, warranting the continued implementation of martial law .
The Kurds in Iraq in the early 1970s staged a rebellion against the Baathist dictatorship in Baghdad, and they enjoyed some American support.
With a top-5 finish at the tough Six Hours of Nrburgring, the Mouser-sponsored Vaillante Rebellion racing team has high expectations as it eagerly prepares for the grueling Six Hours of Mexico City.
The general secretary of Eka, Panikos Champas, said he sent the president a letter asking him to set May 12 as the day of the struggles of the island's farmers, who had the status of serfs during the Frankish rule (1191 -- 1489), and for the rebellion against serfdom to be taught in schools and universities.
The author of this study has put together many pieces of the most important slave rebellion of the nineteenth-century United States to create the most detailed study we have yet of Nat Turner's rebellion of August 1831 in Southampton County, Virginia.
The book begins with an introduction on typology of slave rebellion incidents, followed by a chapter examining the early historiography related to slave rebellions, based on racist notions about inferiority.
Deft, concise chapters connect uprisings against the British Empire in Africa and India -- and militant Irish thought in America -- to a somewhat ragtag group of revolutionaries who would launch an armed rebellion against British forces in Dublin in the spring of 1916.
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One week later, their rebellion ruthlessly quashed by British forces, the surviving insurgents were jailed and many of their leaders quickly executed.
The World of a Tiny Insect: A Memoir of the Taiping Rebellion and Its Aftermath.
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