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Synonyms for uprising
ˈʌpˌraɪ zɪŋ, ʌpˈraɪ zɪŋup·ris·ing

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  1. rebellion, insurrection, revolt, rising, uprisingnoun

    organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another

    Synonyms:
    rising, insurrection, ascension, rise, rebellion, ascent, revolt

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  1. Jordan CNN Jordan:

    We have to be concerned about a next intifada (uprising), and if that happens, that’s a complete breakdown of law and order and one that neither the Israelis nor the Palestinians will benefit from. I think there is a lot of concern from all of us in the region, including those in Israel that are on our side on this issue, to make sure that doesn’t happen.

  2. Ismail Haniyeh:

    Our decision is to pursue the Intifada (uprising) and continue the resistance against the Israeli occupation.

  3. Tom Malinowski:

    This is a genuine popular democratic uprising, it's not led by the United States. But we should not be saying things from Washington that create even the slightest impression to the contrary.

  4. De Leon:

    In a way, the pandemic intensified something that was already happening, which was widespread discontent with growing social inequality, what does surprise me is the places where this uprising has taken place.

  5. Hamza Abu Shanab:

    Hamas's strategy is to spark an intifada in the West Bank and it has sought to do so by every possible means, it has pumped money in and restructured its ranks there to prepare for an uprising.


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