Revolt appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):
- Won't lovers revolt now?
- O lost lover, revolt solo!
- Won't cat lovers revolt? Act now!
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Definition of the noun revolt
What does revolt mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: revolts
- organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of revolt: insurrection / rebellion / rising / uprising
- more generic words: battle / conflict / struggle = an open clash between two opposing groups
- more specific words:
- insurgence / insurgency = an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
- intifadah / intifada = an uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000
- mutiny = open rebellion against constituted authority
Alternative definition of the noun revolt
- an act of revolt
Definition of the verb revolt
What does revolt mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: revolted | revolting | revolts
- make revolution
- fill with distaste
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Cause] [Verb] The clown amused [Cause] [Verb] [Experiencer] The clown amused the children [Cause] [Verb] [Experiencer] [Adjective] That movie bored me silly [Cause] [Verb] [Experiencer] with [Oblique] The clown amused the children with his antics [Cause, genitive]'s [Oblique] [Verb] [Experiencer] The clown's antics amused the children [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Adverb] Little children amuse easily
Verbs of Psychological State (with the same syntax): abash, affect, afflict, affront, aggravate, aggrieve, agitate, agonize, alarm, alienate, amaze, amuse, anger, annoy, antagonize, appall, appease, arouse, assuage, astonish, astound, awe, baffle, befuddle, beguile, bewilder, bewitch, boggle, bore, bother, bug, calm, captivate, chagrin, charm, cheer, chill, comfort, concern, confound, confuse, console, content, convince, cow, crush, cut, daunt, daze, dazzle, deject, delight, demolish, demoralize, depress, devastate, disappoint, disarm, discombobulate, discomfit, discompose, disconcert, discourage, disgrace, disgruntle, disgust, dishearten, disillusion, dismay, dispirit, displease, disquiet, dissatisfy, distract, distress, disturb, divert, dumbfound, elate, electrify, embarrass, embolden, enchant, encourage, enervate, engage, engross, enlighten, enliven, enrage, enrapture, entertain, enthrall, enthuse, entice, entrance, exasperate, excite, exhaust, exhilarate, fascinate, fatigue, faze, flabbergast, flatter, floor, fluster, frighten, frustrate, gall, galvanize, gladden, gratify, grieve, harass, harm, haunt, hearten, horrify, humble, humiliate, hurt, hypnotize, impair, impress, incense, inflame, infuriate, inspire, insult, interest, intimidate, intoxicate, intrigue, invigorate, irk, irritate, jade, jar, jollify, jolt, lull, madden, menace, mesmerize, miff, molest, mollify, mortify, move, muddle, mystify, nauseate, nettle, numb, obsess, occupy, offend, outrage, overawe, overwhelm, pacify, pain, peeve, perplex, perturb, pester, pique, placate, plague, please, preoccupy, provoke, puzzle, quench, rankle, ravish, reassure, recharge, refresh, rejuvenate, relax, relieve, repel, repulse, revitalize, rile, roil, ruffle, sadden, satiate, satisfy, scandalize, scare, shake, shame, shock, sicken, sober, solace, soothe, spellbind, spook, stagger, startle, stimulate, sting, stir, strike, stump, stun, stupefy, surprise, tantalize, taunt, tease, tempt, terrify, terrorize, threaten, thrill, throw, tickle, tire, titillate, torment, torture, touch, transfix, transport, trouble, try, unnerve, unsettle, uplift, upset, vex, weary, worry, wound, wow.
- lexical domain: Perceptions - verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling
- synonyms of revolt: disgust / gross out / repel
- more generic words: excite / stimulate / stir = stir feelings in
- more specific terms: turn one's stomach / nauseate / sicken = upset and make nauseated
- cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
- example: The performance is likely to revolt Sue
- syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 2
- lexical domain: Emotions - verbs of feeling
- synonyms of revolt: churn up / disgust / nauseate / sicken
- more generic words: repel / repulse = be repellent to
- more specific words: scandalise / scandalize / outrage / appall / offend / appal / shock = strike with disgust or revulsion
Alternative definition of the verb revolt
- to rebel, particularly against authority
- to greatly repel
- "Revolt" a.k.a. "Ran" is a 1985 Japanese-French jidaigeki epic film directed and co-written by Akira Kurosawa. The film stars Tatsuya Nakadai as Hidetora Ichimonji, an aging Sengoku-era warlord who decides to abdicate as ruler in favor of his three sons. The story is based on legends of the daimyo Mōri Motonari, as well as on the Shakespearean tragedy King Lear.
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- "Revolt" a.k.a. "Sons of Norway" is a 2011 Norwegian drama film directed by Jens Lien.
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- "Revolt" a.k.a. "Scarlet Dawn" is a 1932 romantic drama film starring Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and Nancy Carroll as refugees from the Russian Revolution. It is based on the novel Revolt by Mary C. McCall, Jr.
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- "Revolt" is a film, directed by J. Sheybani.
- country: Iran
- genres: Thriller, Action/Adventure, Action Film, Crime Fiction, World cinema
- released in (29 years ago)
- "Revolt" a.k.a. "Rebelión" is a 2007 animated short film written and directed by Alberto Mar.
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"Revolt" a.k.a. "Revolt!" is a book by Don Pendleton.
- also known as "Civil War II: The Day It Finally Happened!", Civil War II: The Day It Finally Happened!(revised)
- genre: Speculative fiction
- copyright: 1968
"Revolt" a.k.a. "Re-Volt" is a radio control car racing themed video game released by Acclaim Entertainment in 1999. It made appearances on the PlayStation, PC, Nintendo 64 and Dreamcast, with a spinoff: RC Revenge for PlayStation and an enhanced port called RC Revenge Pro for PlayStation 2.
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- "Revolt" is a 2013 album by the Japanese rock band Nothing's Carved in Stone released on June 26, 2013. The album peaked at 17 on the Oricon charts.
- "Revolt" is the second studio album by faroese alternative rock band The Dreams, released on February 22, 2010. Published by Black Pelican and recorded in the Chief Management Studio, it was produced by Chief 1. The album comprises ten songs all written in English, because they want to reach not only Denmark, also other countries.
- "Revolt" is the second album from U.K rock band 3 Colours Red.
- "Revolt" is a musical album of Endanger.
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- "Revolt" is a musical EP of Hundredth.
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- "Revolt" is a musical album of Dickybird.
- released in (20 years ago)
- "Revolt" is a musical album of Adamski.
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- "Revolt" is a musical single of Dead of Day.
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- "Revolt" is a musical album of Sarcasm.
- released on (9 years ago)
- "Revolt" is a musical album of Dmytro Fedorenko.
- released on (5 years ago)
- "Revolt" is a musical album of The Pleasants.
Revolt is a musical group.
- album: "Life in a Dead System"
Revolt is an American music-oriented digital cable television network that is owned by Sean "Diddy" Combs, in partnership with Comcast. The network launched on October 21, 2013 on Comcast and Time Warner Cable systems.
Phrases with Revolt
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Revolt
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by Andrew Pritchard
| - | |'', To Revolt Is a People's Right By Andrew James Pritchard. Front Cover.
The Rebel's Dilemma (1998)
by Mark Irving Lichbach
a successful outcome to a revolt is a low- probability event , and hence, the revolt is a risky undertaking; (2) a successful outcome to a revolt is almost independent of any one individual's participation; (3) the benefits of a ...
Iraq at the Crossroads (2013)
State and Society in the Shadow of Regime Change by Toby Dodge
Whilea spontaneous revolt is a likelypossibility in the aftermath –oreven before– amilitary attack on Iraq, the atomisation and impoverishmentof Iraq's political culturewouldmake it almost impossible forthis to develop intoa fullscale revolution.
Antigonus II Gonatas (2002)
A Political Biography by Janice J. Gabbert
Alexander's successful revolt is an indication of ...
by Charles Levinson
The revolt is a populist, grassroots protest, which does not fit readily and symetrically into either radical, liberal or conservative concepts. Socialists and rock-ribbed capitalists alike, while advancing contrasting solutions, are remarkably close in ...
Islam And Democracy (2009)
Fear Of The Modern World With New Introduction by Fatima Mernissi
The traditional palace revolt is a matter between a ruler and a rebel chief and leaves the masses of believers on the sideline. An anecdote about a caliph and a Sufi recounted by al-Mas'udi illustrates the structural weakness of Muslim thrones .
Modernism and Magic (2015)
by Leigh Wilson
But the revolt is lyrical. The revolt is a daydream. Fruitless and lacking consequences. These aren't those daydreams which, accumulating, give birth to action and raise a hand to realize the dream. They are the 'golden dreams' you escape to.
by Junius P. Rodriguez
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by Ephraim Kahana, Muhammad Suwaed
Before the revolt, letters were exchanged between Hussein and Sir Henry McMahon, the British high commissioner in Egypt, in which the sharif was promised support for an Arab state after winning the war. Britain financed the revolt and ...
by Beth K. Dougherty, Edmund A. Ghareeb
The Mahdawi Court also served as the forum for the trials of those involved in the 1959 revolt in Mawsil and the Ba'thists responsible for the failed attempt to assassinate Qasim in October 1959. The proceedings were broadcast on television ...
Origins, Experiences, and Culture. A-C. Volume 1
The Male revolt happened in the city of Salvador in the state of Bahia, Brazil, in 1835. After the Haitian Revolution, it is considered the second largest revolt of freed and enslaved Africans in the Americas. In the conflict, about 70 Africans died ...
by Kevin Shillington
Revolt. : See Central African Republic: Colonial Period: Occupation, Resistance, Baya Revolt, 1928. Baybars. : See Egypt: Mamluk Dynasty: Baybars, Qalawun, Mongols. Bechuanaland. Protectorate. : See Botswana: Bechuanaland ...
by Gordon Newby
Khawārij revolt. Death of al-Hasan b.
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Usage statistics about revolt
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun revolt:
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb revolt:
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- Peasants' Revolt plaque at Highbury Barn
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- Revolt Meaning
Video shows what revolt means. To rebel, particularly against authority.. To repel greatly.. To cause to turn back; to roll or drive back; to put to flight.. Revolt ...
- Salon | Talk | Revolt of Language with Marcel Broodthaers
Talk | Revolt of Language with Marcel Broodthaers Marie-Puck Broodthaers, Editor of Marcel Broodthaers, Livre d'images, Basel; Jan Verwoert, Critic and ...
- ESL - Art & Literature - The story of Egyptian revolt - Prepositions of Place
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Scrabble value of R1E1V4O1L1T1
The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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