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Word: mutinous

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


Sentences Containing 'mutinous'

After six days they reached the western end of Jamaica, where they were able to obtain water and supplies, but it took another three weeks to reach Port Royal. In Port Royal Captain Herbert brought charges against Lieutenants Craig and Dennis for 'remissness of duty' in the attack on the Spanish sloop, and against Lieutenant Scott for 'mutinous behavior.'
For the moment all the aghast mate's thoughts seemed theirs; they raised a half mutinous cry.
His thoughts are revealed as he studies one mission involving battling mutinous North African tribesmen.
His troops had long remained unpaid, and a mutinous spirit was easily aroused amongst them.
The central characters are Jim Hawkins, a young man in possession of a treasure map, and the mutinous pirate Long John Silver, who serves as a mentor and father-figure to the boy.
The court found that Lieutenant Scott had acted out of inexperience and impudence, rather than mutinous intent, and sentenced him to a severe reprimand.
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.
When Lieutenant Starbuck enlists Captain Apollo's aid in helping him win back the affections of his long-lost love, Aurora, they become involved in a power struggle between Kronus, the iron-fisted commander of the "Celestra", Kronus' power-hungry junior officer Charka, and the Celestra's mutinous freedom-fighting crew who want to remove the commander from power.

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