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french_revolution

  • noun the revolution in France against the Bourbons; 1789-1799

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zapata

  • noun Mexican revolutionary who led a revolt for agrarian reforms (1879-1919)
    Emiliano Zapata.

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insurrectionist

  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    insurgent; freedom fighter; rebel.

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insurgency

  • noun an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
    insurgence.

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lev_davidovich_bronstein

  • noun Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the army; he was ousted from the Communist Party by Stalin and eventually assassinated in Mexico (1879-1940)
    Trotsky; Leon Trotsky.

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marie_anne_charlotte_corday_d'armont

  • noun French revolutionary heroine (a Girondist) who assassinated Marat (1768-1793)
    Corday; Charlotte Corday.

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counterrevolutionist

  • noun a revolutionary whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier revolution
    counter-revolutionist; counterrevolutionary.

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ernesto_guevara

  • noun an Argentine revolutionary leader who was Fidel Castro's chief lieutenant in the Cuban revolution; active in other Latin American countries; was captured and executed by the Bolivian army (1928-1967)
    Guevara; Che Guevara.

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green_revolution

  • noun the introduction of pesticides and high-yield grains and better management during the 1960s and 1970s which greatly increased agricultural productivity

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war_of_american_independence

  • noun the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783
    American Revolution; American War of Independence; American Revolutionary War.

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insurgence

  • noun an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
    insurgency.

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subversive

  • noun a radical supporter of political or social revolution
    revolutionary; subverter; revolutionist.
  • adjective satellite in opposition to a civil authority or government
    insurgent; seditious.

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zhou_en-lai

  • noun Chinese revolutionary and communist leader (1898-1976)
    Chou En-lai.

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gelignite

  • noun a type of dynamite in which the nitroglycerin is absorbed in a base of wood pulp and sodium or potassium nitrate
    gelly.

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gironde

  • noun the French moderate political party that was in power (1791-1793) during the French Revolution

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subversion

  • noun destroying someone's (or some group's) honesty or loyalty; undermining moral integrity
    corruption.
    • corruption of a minor
    • the big city's subversion of rural innocence
  • noun the act of subverting; as overthrowing or destroying a legally constituted government
    subversive activity.

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overthrow

  • noun the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)
  • noun the act of disturbing the mind or body
    upset; derangement.
    • his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset
    • she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

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february_revolution

  • noun the revolution against the czarist government which led to the abdication of Nicholas II and the creation of a provisional government in March 1917
    Russian Revolution.

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che_guevara

  • noun an Argentine revolutionary leader who was Fidel Castro's chief lieutenant in the Cuban revolution; active in other Latin American countries; was captured and executed by the Bolivian army (1928-1967)
    Ernesto Guevara; Guevara.

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doroteo_arango

  • noun Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)
    Pancho Villa; Francisco Villa; Villa.

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trotskyite

  • noun radicals who support Trotsky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution
    Trotskyist; Trot.

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rise

  • noun a growth in strength or number or importance
  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; ascent; ascending.

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leon_trotsky

  • noun Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the army; he was ousted from the Communist Party by Stalin and eventually assassinated in Mexico (1879-1940)
    Trotsky; Lev Davidovich Bronstein.

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traitorousness

  • noun disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior
    subversiveness; treason.

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compound

  • noun a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
  • noun (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
    chemical compound.

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karl_marx

  • noun founder of modern communism; wrote the Communist Manifesto with Engels in 1848; wrote Das Kapital in 1867 (1818-1883)
    Marx.

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insurgent

  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    freedom fighter; rebel; insurrectionist.
  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; guerilla; irregular.

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counterrevolution

  • noun a revolution whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by a previous revolution

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villa

  • noun Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)
    Pancho Villa; Francisco Villa; Doroteo Arango.
  • noun detached or semidetached suburban house

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bloodless_revolution

  • noun the revolution against James II; there was little armed resistance to William and Mary in England although battles were fought in Scotland and Ireland (1688-1689)
    English Revolution; Glorious Revolution.

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plastique

  • noun an explosive material that is easily molded around the object it is intended to destroy
    plastic explosive.

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counterrevolutionary

  • noun a revolutionary whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier revolution
    counter-revolutionist; counterrevolutionist.
  • adjective relating to or being a counterrevolution

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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rising

  • noun a movement upward
    ascension; ascent; rise.
    • they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon
  • noun organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    uprising; insurrection; revolt; rebellion.

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freedom_fighter

  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    insurgent; rebel; insurrectionist.

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emiliano_zapata

  • noun Mexican revolutionary who led a revolt for agrarian reforms (1879-1919)
    Zapata.

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trot

  • noun a slow pace of running
    lope; jog.
  • noun radicals who support Trotsky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution
    Trotskyite; Trotskyist.

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revolution

  • noun a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving
    • the industrial revolution was also a cultural revolution
  • noun the overthrow of a government by those who are governed

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burst

  • noun the act of exploding or bursting
    explosion.
    • the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children
    • the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft
  • noun rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
    fusillade; volley; salvo.
    • our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise

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revolutionism

  • noun a belief in the spread of revolutionary principles

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explosive_compound

  • noun a compound that is explosive

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mutineer

  • noun someone who is openly rebellious and refuses to obey authorities (especially seamen or soldiers)

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marx

  • noun United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1901-1979)
    Zeppo; Herbert Marx.
  • noun United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1893-1964)
    Arthur Marx; Harpo.

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subverter

  • noun a radical supporter of political or social revolution
    revolutionary; subversive; revolutionist.

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mao_tsetung

  • noun Chinese communist leader (1893-1976)
    Mao; Mao Zedong.

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trotsky

  • noun Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the army; he was ousted from the Communist Party by Stalin and eventually assassinated in Mexico (1879-1940)
    Lev Davidovich Bronstein; Leon Trotsky.

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american_war_of_independence

  • noun the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783
    War of American Independence; American Revolution; American Revolutionary War.

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mao_zedong

  • noun Chinese communist leader (1893-1976)
    Mao Tsetung; Mao.

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explosive

  • noun a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck
  • adjective serving to explode or characterized by explosion or sudden outburst
    • an explosive device
    • explosive gas
    • explosive force
    • explosive violence
    • an explosive temper

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charlotte_corday

  • noun French revolutionary heroine (a Girondist) who assassinated Marat (1768-1793)
    Corday; Marie Anne Charlotte Corday d'Armont.

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marti

  • noun Cuban poet and revolutionary who fought for Cuban independence from Spain (1853-1895)
    Jose Julian Marti.

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rebel

  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    insurgent; freedom fighter; insurrectionist.
  • noun `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms
    Reb; Johnny Reb; greyback; Johnny.

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jean_paul_marat

  • noun French revolutionary leader (born in Switzerland) who was a leader in overthrowing the Girondists and was stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Corday (1743-1793)
    Marat.

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vesey

  • noun United States freed slave and insurrectionist in South Carolina who was involved in planning an uprising of slaves and was hanged (1767-1822)
    Denmark Vesey.

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comte_de_mirabeau

  • noun French revolutionary who was prominent in the early days of the French Revolution (1749-1791)
    Mirabeau; Honore-Gabriel Victor Riqueti.

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revolutionary

  • noun a radical supporter of political or social revolution
    subversive; subverter; revolutionist.
  • adjective satellite markedly new or introducing radical change
    radical.
    • a revolutionary discovery
    • radical political views

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freedom

  • noun the condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints
  • noun immunity from an obligation or duty
    exemption.

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fulminate

  • noun a salt or ester of fulminic acid
  • verb criticize severely
    rail.
    • He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare
    • She railed against the bad social policies

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georges_jacques_danton

  • noun French revolutionary leader who stormed the Paris bastille and who supported the execution of Louis XVI but was guillotined by Robespierre for his opposition to the Reign of Terror (1759-1794)
    Danton.

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dynamitist

  • noun a person who uses dynamite in a revolutionary cause
    dynamiter.

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russian_revolution

  • noun the coup d'etat by the Bolsheviks under Lenin in November 1917 that led to a period of civil war which ended in victory for the Bolsheviks in 1922
    October Revolution.
  • noun the revolution against the czarist government which led to the abdication of Nicholas II and the creation of a provisional government in March 1917
    February Revolution.

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trinitrotoluene

  • noun explosive consisting of a yellow crystalline compound that is a flammable toxic derivative of toluene
    TNT.

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english_revolution

  • noun the revolution against James II; there was little armed resistance to William and Mary in England although battles were fought in Scotland and Ireland (1688-1689)
    Bloodless Revolution; Glorious Revolution.

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wallace

  • noun Scottish insurgent who led the resistance to Edward I; in 1297 he gained control of Scotland briefly until Edward invaded Scotland again and defeated Wallace and subsequently executed him (1270-1305)
    Sir William Wallace.
  • noun English writer noted for his crime novels (1875-1932)
    Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace; Edgar Wallace.

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radical

  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    chemical group; group.
  • noun an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule
    free radical.
    • in the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells

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girondin

  • noun a member of the moderate republican party that was in power during the French Revolution; the Girondists were overthrown by their more radical rivals the Jacobins
    Girondist.

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american_revolution

  • noun the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783
    War of American Independence; American War of Independence; American Revolutionary War.

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gelly

  • noun a type of dynamite in which the nitroglycerin is absorbed in a base of wood pulp and sodium or potassium nitrate
    gelignite.

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corday

  • noun French revolutionary heroine (a Girondist) who assassinated Marat (1768-1793)
    Charlotte Corday; Marie Anne Charlotte Corday d'Armont.

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subversiveness

  • noun disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior
    traitorousness; treason.

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trotskyist

  • noun radicals who support Trotsky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution
    Trotskyite; Trot.

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chou_en-lai

  • noun Chinese revolutionary and communist leader (1898-1976)
    Zhou En-lai.

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dynamitard

A political dynamiter. A form found in some newspapers.

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detonator

  • noun a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive
    cap; detonating device.

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danton

  • noun French revolutionary leader who stormed the Paris bastille and who supported the execution of Louis XVI but was guillotined by Robespierre for his opposition to the Reign of Terror (1759-1794)
    Georges Jacques Danton.

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plastic

  • noun generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives
  • noun a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
    charge plate; charge card; credit card.
    • do you take plastic?

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cultural_revolution

  • noun a radical reform in China initiated by Mao Zedong in 1965 and carried out largely by the Red Guard; intended to eliminate counterrevolutionary elements in the government it resulted in purges of the intellectuals and socioeconomic chaos
    Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.

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young_turk

  • noun a member of one or more of the insurgent groups in Turkey in the late 19th century who rebelled against the absolutism of Ottoman rule
  • noun a young radical who agitates for reform

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cordite

  • noun explosive powder (nitroglycerin and guncotton and petrolatum) dissolved in acetone and dried and extruded in brown cords

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dynamite

  • noun an explosive containing nitrate sensitized with nitroglycerin absorbed on wood pulp
  • verb blow up with dynamite
    • The rock was dynamited

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counter-revolutionist

  • noun a revolutionary whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier revolution
    counterrevolutionist; counterrevolutionary.

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insurrection

  • noun organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    rising; uprising; revolt; rebellion.

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mexican_revolution

  • noun a revolution for agrarian reforms led in northern Mexico by Pancho Villa and in southern Mexico by Emiliano Zapata (1910-1911)

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overturn

  • noun the act of upsetting something
    upset; turnover.
    • he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed
  • noun an improbable and unexpected victory
    upset.
    • the biggest upset since David beat Goliath

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sedition

  • noun an illegal action inciting resistance to lawful authority and tending to cause the disruption or overthrow of the government

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girondist

  • noun a member of the moderate republican party that was in power during the French Revolution; the Girondists were overthrown by their more radical rivals the Jacobins
    Girondin.

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guevara

  • noun an Argentine revolutionary leader who was Fidel Castro's chief lieutenant in the Cuban revolution; active in other Latin American countries; was captured and executed by the Bolivian army (1928-1967)
    Ernesto Guevara; Che Guevara.

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cap

  • noun a tight-fitting headdress
  • noun a top (as for a bottle)

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jose_julian_marti

  • noun Cuban poet and revolutionary who fought for Cuban independence from Spain (1853-1895)
    Marti.

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mirabeau

  • noun French revolutionary who was prominent in the early days of the French Revolution (1749-1791)
    Honore-Gabriel Victor Riqueti; Comte de Mirabeau.

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explosion

  • noun a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction
    detonation; blowup.
  • noun the act of exploding or bursting
    burst.
    • the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children
    • the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft

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plastic_explosive

  • noun an explosive material that is easily molded around the object it is intended to destroy
    plastique.

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revolutionist

  • noun a radical supporter of political or social revolution
    revolutionary; subversive; subverter.

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francisco_villa

  • noun Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)
    Pancho Villa; Villa; Doroteo Arango.

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robespierre

  • noun French revolutionary; leader of the Jacobins and architect of the Reign of Terror; was himself executed in a coup d'etat (1758-1794)
    Maxmillien Marie Isidore de Robespierre.

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subversive_activity

  • noun the act of subverting; as overthrowing or destroying a legally constituted government
    subversion.

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american_revolutionary_war

  • noun the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783
    War of American Independence; American Revolution; American War of Independence.

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glorious_revolution

  • noun the revolution against James II; there was little armed resistance to William and Mary in England although battles were fought in Scotland and Ireland (1688-1689)
    English Revolution; Bloodless Revolution.

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dynamiter

  • noun a person who uses dynamite in a revolutionary cause
    dynamitist.

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sir_william_wallace

  • noun Scottish insurgent who led the resistance to Edward I; in 1297 he gained control of Scotland briefly until Edward invaded Scotland again and defeated Wallace and subsequently executed him (1270-1305)
    Wallace.

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rebellion

  • noun refusal to accept some authority or code or convention
    • each generation must have its own rebellion
    • his body was in rebellion against fatigue
  • noun organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    rising; uprising; insurrection; revolt.

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maxmillien_marie_isidore_de_robespierre

  • noun French revolutionary; leader of the Jacobins and architect of the Reign of Terror; was himself executed in a coup d'etat (1758-1794)
    Robespierre.

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marat

  • noun French revolutionary leader (born in Switzerland) who was a leader in overthrowing the Girondists and was stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Corday (1743-1793)
    Jean Paul Marat.

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detonation

  • noun a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction
    explosion; blowup.
  • noun the act of detonating an explosive

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mao

  • noun an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of many body compounds (e.g., epinephrine and norepinephrine and serotonin)
    monoamine oxidase.
  • noun Chinese communist leader (1893-1976)
    Mao Tsetung; Mao Zedong.

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cuban_revolution

  • noun the revolution led by Fidel Castro and a small band of guerrilla fighters against a corrupt dictatorship in Cuba; 1956-1959

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honore-gabriel_victor_riqueti

  • noun French revolutionary who was prominent in the early days of the French Revolution (1749-1791)
    Mirabeau; Comte de Mirabeau.

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uprising

  • noun organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    rising; insurrection; revolt; rebellion.
  • verb come into existence; take on form or shape
    originate; develop; rise; uprise; spring up; arise; grow.
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose

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great_proletarian_cultural_revolution

  • noun a radical reform in China initiated by Mao Zedong in 1965 and carried out largely by the Red Guard; intended to eliminate counterrevolutionary elements in the government it resulted in purges of the intellectuals and socioeconomic chaos
    Cultural Revolution.

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denmark_vesey

  • noun United States freed slave and insurrectionist in South Carolina who was involved in planning an uprising of slaves and was hanged (1767-1822)
    Vesey.

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detonating_device

  • noun a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive
    cap; detonator.

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device

  • noun an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • the device is small enough to wear on your wrist
    • a device intended to conserve water
  • noun something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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chinese_revolution

  • noun the republican revolution against the Manchu dynasty in China; 1911-1912

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nat_turner

  • noun United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)
    Turner.

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fighter

  • noun someone who fights (or is fighting)
    scrapper; combatant; belligerent; battler.
  • noun a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air
    fighter aircraft; attack aircraft.

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pancho_villa

  • noun Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)
    Francisco Villa; Villa; Doroteo Arango.

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counter

  • noun table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  • noun game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games

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revolt

  • noun organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    rising; uprising; insurrection; rebellion.
  • verb make revolution
    • The people revolted when bread prices tripled again

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unlawfully

  • adverb not conforming to the law
    • they were unlawfully married

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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treason

  • noun a crime that undermines the offender's government
    lese majesty; high treason.
  • noun disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior
    subversiveness; traitorousness.

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turner

  • noun United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)
    Nat Turner.
  • noun United States endocrinologist (1892-1970)
    Henry Hubert Turner.

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detonate

  • verb cause to burst with a violent release of energy
    explode; blow up; set off.
    • We exploded the nuclear bomb
  • verb burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction
    explode; blow up.
    • the bomb detonated at noon
    • The Molotov cocktail exploded

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blowup

  • noun a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction
    explosion; detonation.
  • noun an unrestrained expression of emotion
    effusion; ebullition; gush; outburst.

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