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insurgent

adjective

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taking part in a rebellion
  • any insurgent soldiers will be dealt with harshly

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insurgent

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of insurgent (Entry 2 of 2)

a person who rises up against authority
  • the government subjected the insurgents to the most inhuman torture imaginable

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The first known use of insurgent was in 1765

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“Insurgent.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/insurgent. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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