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Rebel

Reb´el   Pronunciation: rė`bĕl´
a.1.Pertaining to rebels or rebellion; acting in revolt; rebellious; as, rebel troops.
Whoso be rebel to my judgment.
- Chaucer.
Convict by flight, and rebel to all law.
- Milton.
n.1.One who rebels.
v. i.1.To renounce, and resist by force, the authority of the ruler or government to which one owes obedience. See Rebellion.
[imp. & p. p. Rebelled (rė*bĕld); p. pr. & vb. n. Rebelling.]
Ye have builded you an altar, that ye might rebel this day against the Lord.
- Josh. xxii. 16.
2.To be disobedient to authority; to assume a hostile or insubordinate attitude; to revolt.
Noun1.RebelRebel - `johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `grayback' derived from their gray Confederate uniforms
2.rebel - a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
3.rebel - someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action
Synonyms: maverick
Verb1.rebel - take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
Synonyms: rise up, arise, rise
2.rebel - break with established customs
Synonyms: renegade
Adj.1.rebel - used by northerners of Confederate soldiers; "the rebel yell"
2.rebel - participating in organized resistance to a constituted government; "the rebelling confederacy"

REBEL. A citizen or subject who unjustly and unlawfully takes up arms against the constituted authorities of the nation, to deprive them of the supreme power, either by resisting their lawful and constitutional orders, in some particular matter, or to impose on them conditions. Vattel, Droit des Gens, liv. 3, Sec. 328. In another sense it signifies a refusal to obey a superior, or the commands of a court. Vide Commission of Rebellion.

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