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    rebel

    rebel - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rebel

    Definition
    (noun) `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms
    Synonyms : greyback , johnny , johnny reb , reb
    Definition
    (noun) a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions) Definition
    (noun) someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action
    Synonyms : maverick
    Definition
    (verb) take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
    Synonyms : arise , rise , rise up
    Definition
    (verb) break with established customs
    Synonyms : renegade
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