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insurrection

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of insurrection

  1. open fighting against authority (as one's own government) the famous insurrection of the slaves in ancient Rome under Spartacus Synonyms of insurrection insurgence, insurgency, rebellion, mutiny, outbreak, revolt, revolution, rising, uprisingWords Related to insurrection coup, coup d'état (or coup d'etat), overthrow; misprision, sedition, treachery, treason; sabotage, subversionNear Antonyms of insurrection counterinsurgency, counterrevolution



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