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Word: sedition

Definition: conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious


Sentences Containing 'sedition'

They are more disposed to examine, and more capable of seeing through, the interested complaints of faction and sedition; and they are, upon that account, less apt to be misled into any wanton or unnecessary opposition to the measures of government.
He raises sedition in the city, who by irrational actions withdraws his own soul from that one and common soul of all rational creatures.

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