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revolt

re·volt

revolt

 
pronunciation:
rih volt
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: revolted, revolting, revolts
definition 1: to rise up and fight against the government or other authority; rebel.
When the laws became too harsh, the citizens revolted.
synonyms:
mutiny, rise
similar words:
rebel
definition 2: to cause to feel disgust or shock.
Horror movies revolt me.
synonyms:
appall, disgust, horrify, repel, shock
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of rising up against the government or other authority; rebellion.
The army put an end to the revolt.
synonyms:
mutiny, rebellion, revolution, uprising
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