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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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