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mutiny

mu·ti·ny

mutiny

 
 
pronunciation:
myu tih ni
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
inflections: mutinies
definition: open disobeying or fighting against the leaders in charge; open rebellion against lawful authority.
synonyms:
rebellion, uprising
similar words:
revolt
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: mutinied, mutinies, mutinying
definition: to openly disobey or fight the leaders in charge or a lawful authority.
The sailors mutinied against their cruel captain.
synonyms:
revolt
similar words:
rebel, resist, rise