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1. To turn away; to abandon or reject something; specifically, to turn away, or shrink, with abhorrence. But this got by casting pearl to hogs, That bawl for freedom in their senseless mood, And still revolt when trith would set them free. (milton) HIs clear intelligence revolted from the dominant sophisms of that time. (J. Morley)

2. Hence, to be faithless; to desert one party or leader for another; especially, to renounce allegiance or subjection; to rise against a government; to rebel. Our discontented counties do revolt. (Shak) Plant those that have revolted in the van. (Shak)

3. To be disgusted, shocked, or grossly offended; hence, to feel nausea; with at; as, the stomach revolts at such food; his nature revolts at cruelty.

Origin: Cf. F. Revoller, It. Rivoltare. See Revolt.

1. The act of revolting; an uprising against legitimate authority; especially, a renunciation of allegiance and subjection to a government; rebellion; as, the revolt of a province of the roman empire. Who first seduced them to that foul revolt? (milton)

2. A revolter. Ingrate revolts.

Synonym: Insurrection, sedition, rebellion, mutiny. See Insurrection.

Origin: F. Revolte, It. Rivolta, fr. Rivolto, p. P. Fr. L. Revolvere, revolutum. See Revolve.

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