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insurrection

in·sur·rec·tion

insurrection

 
 
pronunciation:
In s rek shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: an act or instance of open rebellion against a government or other authority; uprising.
The government sent troops to put down the insurrection.
similar words:
mutiny, rebellion, revolt, uprising
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derivations: insurrectional (adj.), insurrectionist (n.)
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