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re·bel·lion

rebellion

 
 
pronunciation:
ri bel yn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an armed fight against one's government; uprising.
The rebellion was stopped by the army after three months of fighting.
synonyms:
revolt, uprising
similar words:
mutiny
definition 2: the act of disobeying rules or fighting against authority.
The students showed their rebellion by refusing to wear the school uniform.
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