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revolt

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of revolt

  1. open fighting against authority (as one's own government) <soon the revolt had spread to every corner of the country> Synonyms insurgence, insurgency, insurrection, mutiny, outbreak, rebellion, revolution, rising, uprisingRelated Words coup, coup d'état (or coup d'etat), overthrow; misprision, sedition, treachery, treason; sabotage, subversionNear Antonyms counterinsurgency, counterrevolution




revolt

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of revolt

  1. 1 to cause to feel disgust <the jury appeared to be revolted by the grisly details of the murder> Synonyms gross out, nauseate, put off, repel, repulse, disgust, sicken, turn offRelated Words displease, distress; appall (also appal), disquiet, horrify; affront, insult, offend, outrage, shockNear Antonyms allure, attract, beguile, bewitch, captivate, charm, disarm, draw, enchant, entice, fascinate, lure, pull, seduce, tempt; delight, gratify, please, rejoice, tickle; enrapture, enthrall (or enthral), entrance; appeal (to), interest, intrigue

  2. 2 to rise up against established authority <the students practically revolted when the school cancelled the championship football game> Synonyms mutiny, rebelRelated Words defy, disobey, mock; revolutionize; buck, combat, contest, fight, oppose, resist, withstandNear Antonyms comply (with), follow, mind, obey, submit; attend, serve




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