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revolt

[ri-vohlt]
verb (used without object)
1.
to break away from or rise against constituted authority, as by open rebellion; cast off allegiance or subjection to those in authority; rebel; mutiny: to revolt against the present government.
2.
to turn away in mental rebellion, utter disgust, or abhorrence (usually followed by from ): He revolts from eating meat.
3.
to rebel in feeling (usually followed by against ): to revolt against parental authority.
4.
to feel horror or aversion (usually followed by at ): to revolt at the sight of blood.
verb (used with object)
5.
to affect with disgust or abhorrence: Such low behavior revolts me.
noun
6.
the act of revolting; an insurrection or rebellion.
7.
an expression or movement of spirited protest or dissent: a voter revolt at the polls.

Origin:
1540–50; (v.) < Middle French revolter < Italian rivoltare to turn around < Vulgar Latin *revolvitāre, frequentative of Latin revolvere to roll back, unroll, revolve; (noun) < French révolte < Italian rivolta, derivative of rivoltare

revolter, noun
unrevolted, adjective

rebellion, revolt, revolution.


6. uprising, disorder, putsch.
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revolt (rɪˈvəʊlt)
 
n
1.  a rebellion or uprising against authority
2.  in revolt in the process or state of rebelling
 
vb
3.  (intr) to rise up in rebellion against authority
4.  (usually passive) to feel or cause to feel revulsion, disgust, or abhorrence
 
[C16: from French révolter to revolt, from Old Italian rivoltare to overturn, ultimately from Latin revolvere to roll back, revolve]
 
re'volter
 
n

revolting (rɪˈvəʊltɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  causing revulsion; nauseating, disgusting, or repulsive
2.  informal unpleasant or nasty: that dress is revolting
 
re'voltingly
 
adv

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Word Origin & History

revolt
1540s, from M.Fr. revolter, from It. rivoltare "to overthrow, overturn," from V.L. *revolvitare "to overturn, overthrow," frequentative of L. revolvere (pp. revolutus) "turn, roll back" (see revolve). The noun is from 1550s. Revolting is 1590s, originally subjective; objective
sense of "repulsive" is first recorded 1806.
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Example sentences
So the sense of smell is important, but there is no revolting odor.
The stench of the fermented fish is nothing short of revolting.
As often happens in this season, the revolting smell of yellow flowers went
  straight to my temples.
Finally, in a compelling and revolting drug-world-style display, the corpse is
  entirely covered in blood-stained money.
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