rise (up) in revolt

idiom

: to fight against a ruler or government
The people rose (up) in revolt (against the king).

Examples of rise (up) in revolt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the luxuries of the new courtiers put heavy demands on taxpayers, who rise up in revolt and demand the death of the Yangs—including Yuhuan, the new Princess, now named Kwei-fei. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 20 Nov. 2020

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“Rise (up) in revolt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rise%20%28up%29%20in%20revolt. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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