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Noun
A person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or leader
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“Heavily armed security forces then stormed the place and caught the rebel by surprise.”
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A person who resists authority, control, or convention
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“Hetfield, ever the rebel, resists the process until he goes into rehab for six months and gets with the Program.”
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A person who is dissatisfied and rebellious
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One who incites
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A person who holds extreme political or religious views
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A (young) person who misbehaves or is rebellious
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A person who engages in sabotage
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Bird of ill omen
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A group of opponents, especially in sport, business, or politics
Verb
To rise in opposition or armed resistance to an established government or leader
“These colonial taxation policies are refused and once again Englishmen rebel against their King in defense of Liberty.”
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To resist authority, control, or convention
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“We must settle for nothing less than leaders who rebel against the beliefs and models that no longer apply.”
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To show or feel repugnance for or resistance to something
“Any program that your mind interprets as punishment is one your mind is bound to rebel against.”
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To involve oneself in a (public) protest or demonstration
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To abandon one's country or cause, typically in favor of an opposing one
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To refuse to work as a protest
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To disagree with or dispute
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Cause trouble
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To cause great inconvenience to, especially by misbehaving
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To resist openly and boldly
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To undermine the power and authority of (an established system or institution)
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To express an objection to what someone has said or done
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Adjective
Resistant to control or authority
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“These rebel chefs choose to ignore the dictates of classic French cuisine.”
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Far beyond the norm in terms of public opinion
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Proper noun
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