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1‘the uprising was put down by the action of the police and the army’
rebellion, revolt, insurrection, mutiny, revolution, insurgence, insurgency, rising, rioting, riot
civil disobedience, civil disorder, unrest, anarchy, fighting in the streets
coup, regime change
coup d'état, jacquerie
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