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revolt in Groupings topic

revoltrevolt2 verb  1 [intransitive]PPGPM if people revolt, they take strong and often violent action against the government, usually with the aim of taking power away from them syn rebel, → revolutionrevolt against It was feared that the army would revolt against the government.2 [intransitive]DISOBEY to refuse to accept someone’s authority or obey rules or laws syn rebelrevolt against Some members of the government may revolt against this proposed legislation.3 [transitive]DISGUSTING if something revolts you, it is so unpleasant that it makes you feel sick and shockedrevulsion He was revolted by the smell. Grammar Revolt is usually passive in this meaning.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
revoltI think the huge scale massacre of pheasants is revolting.When Napoleon won control of the region and attached it to Bavaria, the Tiroleans revolted.News reached the capital that two garrisons in the south had revolted against the government.However, ordinary people are beginning to revolt against this.Some of the Arab tribes were persuaded to revolt against Turkish rule.The community revolted at the proposal to move the bank downtown.It may have been revolting but the effect was wonderful.I revolted by becoming a Sensitive person, which I am not.Unless they are sadists, military pros are revolted by that.I opened the door and was instantly revolted by the smell.I don't wear fur, I was so revolted by what I saw at a fox farm once.Sadly, she never carries cash, so any hope of seeing her choose something unusually revolting for daughter-in-law Fergie soon faded.He kissed her full on the lips in a way that revolted her.If the army revolted or went over to the opposition, all was lost.Such a scene does seem too revolting to record.