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rebel

verb arise, be disloyal, be insubordinate, be treasonable, betray, break with, concitare, defy, denounce, dethrone, disobey, insurrect, mutiny, oppose, overthrow, recalcitrate, refuse to conform, refuse to support, renounce, resist, resist lawful authority, revolt, revolutionize, riot, rise, rise in arms, seditionem, strike, take up arms, turn against, undermine
See also: battle, defect, defy, demagogue, disobey, fight, insurgent, malcontent, oppose, pariah, resist, secede, strike

REBEL. A citizen or subject who unjustly and unlawfully takes up arms against the constituted authorities of the nation, to deprive them of the supreme power, either by resisting their lawful and constitutional orders, in some particular matter, or to impose on them conditions. Vattel, Droit des Gens, liv. 3, Sec. 328. In another sense it signifies a refusal to obey a superior, or the commands of a court. Vide Commission of Rebellion.

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I would fain have rebelled, but felt that in the present state of things it would be madness to quarrel openly with the Count whilst I am so absolutely in his power.
de Villefort; but, like the feudal barons who rebelled against their sovereign, he dwelt in an impregnable fortress.
At first she rebelled against God, thinking that he was unjust to have taken away her child --she who had never done anything wrong, and whose conscience was so pure
If any girl had rebelled, she would no longer have taken her rebellion to heart; she possessed a source of comfort they could not drain, a pillar of support they could not overthrow: formerly, when insulted, she wept; now, she smiled.
He rebelled against her authority in his great joy at having got rid at last of that "something wrong.
he rebelled, and tried to substitute for it the society he called broad.