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uprising

noun

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  1. open fighting against authority (as one's own government) the uprising was quickly and brutally suppressed Synonyms insurgence, insurgency, insurrection, mutiny, outbreak, revolt, revolution, rising, rebellionRelated Words coup, coup d'état (or coup d'etat), overthrow; misprision, sedition, treachery, treason; sabotage, subversionNear Antonyms counterinsurgency, counterrevolution


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