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Word: mutinous

Definition: unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer


Sentences Containing 'mutinous'

Their disapproval was prompt and loud; their language mutinous.
Then Gabriel shrieked out to his comrades to give way with their oars, and in that manner the mutinous boat rapidly shot away from the Pequod.
For the moment all the aghast mate's thoughts seemed theirs; they raised a half mutinous cry.

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