|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers|
|Division (II) Intersocial Volition|
| Section I. General Intersocial Volition|
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|NOUN:||DISOBEDIENCE, insubordination, contumacy; infraction, infringement; violation, noncompliance; nonobservance [See Nonobservance].|
REVOLT, rebellion, mutiny, outbreak, rising, uprising, insurrection, émeute [F.], riot, tumult (disorder) [See Disorder]; strike (resistance) [See Resistance]; barring out; defiance [See Defiance].
mutinousness &c. adj.; mutineering; sedition, treason; high -, petty -, misprision of- treason; præmunire or premunire; lèse-majesté [F.]; violation of law [See Illegality]; defection, secession, Sinn Fein; revolution; overthrow -, overturn- of -government, - authority; sabotage [F.], sans-culottism, bolshevism.
INSURGENT, mutineer, rebel, revolter, rioter, traitor, Carbonaro [It.], sansculotte, red republican, bonnet rouge [F.], communist, Fenian, Sinn Feiner, Red, Bolshevist, frondeur [F.], seceder, Secessionist [esp., U. S. hist.] or Secesh [colloq. or slang, U. S.]; apostate, renegade, runaway, runagate; brawler, anarchist, demagogue; Spartacus, Masaniello, Wat Tyler, Jack Cade; ring-leader.
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|VERB:||DISOBEY, violate, infringe; shirk, slide out of, slack; set at defiance (defy) [See Defiance]; set authority at naught, run riot, fly in the face of; take the law into ones own hands; kick over the traces; refuse to support, bolt [U. S. politics].|
turn -, run- restive; champ the bit; strike (resist) [See Resistance]; rise, - in arms; secede; mutiny, rebel.
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|ADJECTIVE:||DISOBEDIENT; uncomplying, uncompliant; unsubmissive, unruly, ungovernable; breachy, insubordinate, impatient of control; restive, restiff [obs.], refractory, contumacious; recusant (refuse) [See Refusal]; recalcitrant; resisting [See Resistance]; lawless, riotous, mutinous, seditious, insurgent, revolutionary, sansculottic, secessionist.|
unobeyed, disobeyed; unbidden.
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- Seditiosissimus quisque ignavus.Tacitus
- Unthread the rude eye of rebellion.King John
- Revolution is the larva of civilization.Hugo
- There is little hope of equity where rebellion reigns.Sidney
- Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.Epitaph to John Bradshaw