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1‘mutinous troops seized three military bases’
rebellious, insubordinate, subversive, seditious, insurgent, insurrectionary, insurrectionist, rebel, revolutionary
anarchistic, lawless, riotous, rioting, traitorous, factious
disobedient, defiant, wilful, recalcitrant, refractory, restive, disaffected, up in arms, unruly, disorderly, out of control, uncontrollable, ungovernable, unmanageable, unbiddable
British informal bolshie
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.