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rebel

2 verb
     
reā€§bel2 past tense and past participle rebelled, present participle rebelling [intransitive]
1 to oppose or fight against someone in authority or against an idea or situation which you do not agree with
rebel against
teenage boys rebelling against their parents
2 written if your stomach, legs, mind etc rebel, you cannot do or believe something you think you should:
He knew he ought to eat, but his stomach rebelled.

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