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uprising

up·ris·ing

uprising

 
pronunciation:
uhp raI zIng
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act or an instance of rebelling or rising up against authority.
About a thousand people were killed by the Chinese government in the Tiananmen Square uprising of 1989.
synonyms:
rebellion, revolt
similar words:
mutiny, revolution, riot
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