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Related / Similar Words: insurgent, insurrectionist, freedom fighter, rebel, maverick, Reb, Johnny Reb, Johnny, grayback, arise, rise, rise up, renegade

 

Definition:
  • a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions);
  • someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action;
  • `johnny'' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `grayback'' derived from their gray Confederate uniforms;
  • take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance;
  • break with established customs;
  • used by northerners of Confederate soldiers; "the rebel yell";

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    Hyponyms: mutineer, Young Turk, Turner, Nat Turner, Vesey, Denmark Vesey, Wallace, Sir William Wallace, revolt, mutiny

     

    Derivational Morphology: rebel, arise, rise, rise up, renegade, rebellion, insurrection, revolt, rising, uprising, insurgent, insurrectionist, freedom fighter, maverick

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 反叛者   Dutch: rebel  
    Finnish: kapinallinen and kapinoida   French: rebelle and rebeller  
    German: Rebell and rebellieren   Greek: επαναστατήσει  
    Italian: ribellarsi and ribelle   Japanese: 反逆する and 反逆者  
    Korean: 모반한 위하여   Latin: rebellare  
    Portuguese: rebelar and rebelde   Russian: взбунтовать  
    Spanish: rebelar and rebelde   Swedish: rebell  
     
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