insurrectionary


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in·sur·rec·tion

 (ĭn′sə-rĕk′shən)
n.
The act or an instance of open revolt against civil authority or a constituted government.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin īnsurrēctiō, īnsurrēctiōn-, from Latin īnsurrēctus, past participle of īnsurgere, to rise up; see insurgent.]

in′sur·rec′tion·al adj.
in′sur·rec′tion·ar′y (-shə-nĕr′ē) adj. & n.
in′sur·rec′tion·ism n.
in′sur·rec′tion·ist n.
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Adj.1.insurrectionary - of or relating to or given to insurrection

insurrectionary

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insurrectionary

[ˌɪnsəˈrekʃnərɪ] ADJrebelde, insurreccional

insurrectionary

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The only great pleasure such a restriction suggested was the pleasure of breaking it, and Tom began to meditate an insurrectionary visit to the pond, about a field's length beyond the garden.
It follows from these views that no State upon its own mere motion can lawfully get out of the Union; that Resolves and Ordinances to that effect are legally void; and that acts of violence, within any State or States, against the authority of the United States, are insurrectionary or revolutionary, according to circumstances.
It sent the most insurrectionary tune into the world that was ever composed.
Far more pacific was the British Empire, perilously scattered over the globe, and distracted now by insurrectionary movements in Ireland and among all its Subject Races.
If it is possible to chant with the crowds that this funeral was a resurrection of a man we refused to forget, it turned out to be simultaneously a real farewell, an occasion in which one could measure how many of the ideas he believed in, how many of his insurrectionary hopes, were receiving an authentic burial, perhaps a definite nostalgic fare-thee-well.
Dean Herbert Hawkes of Columbia helped recruit 5,000 student strikebreakers by telling them they were needed to fight an "insurrectionary movement."(71)
Both Moscow and Teheran want to prevent the establishment of a regime in Kabul headed by those forces that were backed by the West, forces Khomeini derisively refers to as practicing "American Islam." Pro-Iranian guerrillas from the Shiite Hazara minority already have armed insurrectionary units positioned inside the Afghan capital, and might try to preempt a bid for power by the Western-backed guerrillas now in the mountains.
Among 1,500 special constables created to cope with Chartism's last gasp in 1848 were a significant number of respectable workers, who identified more closely with the city's bourgeois municipal authorities than with the desperate, insurrectionary woolcombers who predominated among Bradford's radical Chartists.
The other, more dominant and insurrectionary aspect of Palestinian life still awaits its Ponte Corvo or Costa-Gavras.
It is not that Blaylock harbors insurrectionary impulses against the A.F.L.-C.I.O.
And it was when the first stirrings of revolt were felt among the nation's badly treated coal miners, leading to the insurrectionary Great Strike for Jobs 15 years later.
Robot,' in which he plays the titular insurrectionary anarchist.