revolt

Part of speech: verb

To shock or disgust.

Part of speech: verb

To rebel.

Part of speech: verb

To be repelled or shocked.

Part of speech: noun

An uprising against established authority.

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Usage examples "revolt":

  1. The loyal people of the province rallied with great alacrity to put down the revolt. - "Canada under British Rule 1760-1900", John G. Bourinot.
  2. I know it will come to our quarrelling; and when he finds that he cannot have his own way, that I cannot yield to him, his proud heart will revolt from me; I know it will." - "The Bertrams", Anthony Trollope.
  3. But if the circumstances independent of this conspiracy may be considered as crimes, why did Philip after the first revolt write to request him to lend assistance to the authorities, and afterwards to thank him for having so well performed his mission? - "The History of the Inquisition of Spain from the Time of its Establishment to the Reign of Ferdinand VII.", Juan Antonio Llorente.