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insurrection

the act or an instance of rebelling against a government in power or the civil authorities; insurgency
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If the words of exiled French insurrectionists rarely resulted in actual deeds, they consumed energy and goodwill with extraordinary amounts of violent, self-righteous ink denouncing mass anarchists--a practice promoted by the manipulations of the "massive" police spy presence in insurrectionist ranks (Bantman pp.
Hochschild carries out a warm-hearted zoological exploration of abolition activists--the perpetually moving figureheads, the earnest Quakers, the wing nuts, the holier-than-thou bourgeoisie, the pitiable or insurrectionist ex-slaves--whose role is forgotten in the oversimplified Wilberforcian narrative of change.
Healthcare ClOs may not be facing foreign invasions, insurrectionist rebellions, or problems with foreign mercantile treaties, but they nevertheless are in a situation right now in which taking risks is not optional.
He gyrated loosely, Dionysian dressed in greens and reds and yellows when he felt insurrectionist, and then mimicked Little Richard's bellows, imperial soldier of hard rock's invincible, colonizing, galvanizing cadences and loopy style, squawks audible even in St.
of California, San Diego) and Kokotovic (Latin American literature and studies, UCSD) introduce eight papers by colleagues that present interdisciplinary perspectives on responses--including insurrectionist groups like the Shining Path in Peru, and conservatives' rejection of the neoliberal policies that led to the popular election of Bolivia's first indigenous president --to the region's great economic divide between the poor and well-off, relationship between ethnicity and economic class, and recent transformations in the dynamics of political power.
Baghdad, scene of sectarian and insurrectionist fighting since the US-led invasion of 2003, was the lowest ranking city in the entire survey at number 215.
Barack Obama, who is more populist than insurrectionist, would not have capped salaries of chief executives of funded firms at a pitiful half a million dollars, and delayed bonuses till funds had been returned, if he had not heard anger on the American street.
Barack Obama, who is more populist than insurrectionist, would not have capped salaries of chief executives of funded firms at a pitiful half-a-million dollars, and delayed bonuses till funds had been returned, if he had not heard anger on the American street.
Under the 1917 Espionage Act that barred mailing materials advocating insurrectionist or forcible resistance, and the 1918 Sedition Act that banned criticism of the government and ongoing war effort.
person as an insurrectionist (or, analogously in Hamdi, an enemy
By the late 1850s that earlier Lowell had joined other New England Brahmins in financing gun-running to the antislavery insurrectionist John Brown.
With the combination of Dred's insurrectionist views, Milly's