revolt

Revolt means to rise up against an authority in an act of rebellion. You might see an opposition group revolt against a government, or you might revolt against your oppressive 10:00 curfew.

Revolt has a noun form as well to describe that kind of rebellious uprising. Your revolt is successful if you get permission to stay out past 11:00. Revolt can also mean to disgust or sicken, either physically or in terms of your sensibilities. Your stomach may revolt at the idea of eating cauliflower again. You could combine the two meanings of revolt if you stage a revolt in the kitchen to stop from having to eat vegetables that revolt you.

Definitions of revolt
  1. verb
    make revolution
    “The people revolted when bread prices tripled again”
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    type of:
    arise, rebel, rise, rise up
    take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
  2. noun
    organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    synonyms: insurrection, rebellion, rising, uprising
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    examples:
    Peasant's Revolt
    a widespread rebellion in 1381 against poll taxes and other inequities that oppressed the poorer people of England; suppressed by Richard II
    Indian Mutiny
    discontent with British administration in India led to numerous mutinies in 1857 and 1858; the revolt was put down after several battles and sieges (notably the siege at Lucknow)
    types:
    insurgence, insurgency
    an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
    intifada, intifadah
    an uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000
    mutiny
    open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)
    type of:
    battle, conflict, struggle
    an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
  3. verb
    fill with distaste
    synonyms: disgust, gross out, repel
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    types:
    nauseate, sicken, turn one's stomach
    upset and make nauseated
    type of:
    excite, stimulate, stir
    stir feelings in
  4. verb
    cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
    synonyms: churn up, disgust, nauseate, sicken
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    types:
    appal, appall, offend, outrage, scandalise, scandalize, shock
    strike with disgust or revulsion
    type of:
    repel, repulse
    be repellent to; cause aversion in
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