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1‘the mutiny over pay arrears had spread to the armed forces’
insurrection, rebellion, revolt, riot, revolution, uprising, rising, coup, coup d'état, putsch, protest, strike
insurgence, insurgency, subversion, sedition, anarchy, disorder, insubordination, disobedience, resistance, defiance
1‘thousands of soldiers mutinied’
rise up, rebel, revolt, riot, take part in an insurrection, take part in an uprising, oppose authority, resist authority, defy authority, disobey authority, refuse to obey orders
be insubordinate, protest, strike, go on strike
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