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Insurrection GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Insurrection GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

/ˌɪn.sərˈek.ʃən/ (noun)


rebellion against the government of a country usually by using violence or armed conflict, anarchy, sedition, insurgency, insurgence, mutiny, coup d’état, revolt, riot, revolution, civil disorder, civil disobedience, unrest, uprising, coup


Family members and law enforcement have confirmed more details on the now five people who died in an attempted insurrection against the United States on Wednesday, including a Capitol police officer who died from his injuries.

The remaining four were among the supporters of Donald Trump who stormed the US Capitol, attempting to halt counts of electoral college ballots that would formally seal Joe Biden’s victory over the incumbent president.

“Don’t dare call them protesters. They were a riotous mob. Insurrectionists. Domestic terrorists. It’s that basic. It’s that simple,” Biden said in response to Thursday’s attack.


Parts of speech

Adjective: insurrectional

Adjective: insurrectionary

Noun: insurrectionist

Noun: insurrectionary

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