Noun(1) a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions(2) a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
Adjective(1) in opposition to a civil authority or government
(1) A senior U.S. military official says, since the election, insurgent attacks are down 22 percent.(2) The were first formed in the sixties to protect against cold war menaces and insurgent forces such as the terrorist organization known as the London Underground.(3) The outer ring of the model contains fielded forces of insurgent fighters and terrorists.(4) It was not difficult for the local population to differentiate between these constructive efforts and the often brutal, terroristic actions of insurgent forces.(5) The worst times have seen 90 insurgent attacks every 24 hours.(6) To combat an insurgent force of between 3,000 and 6,000, British forces embarked on a brutal war.(7) But the turning point of the film, the Warsaw Ghetto uprising where 40,000 insurgent Jews held off the Nazis for almost a month with few weapons, is watched from a distance.(8) A revised Plan Colombia must be directed toward substantive, flexible, and pragmatic peace negotiations with the insurgent groups.(9) It's a situation where the insurgent forces have to try to start a civil war and break up the different factions more so than they are now.(10) According to the report his camera contained footage of an insurgent attack on American forces.(11) Elsewhere in the article an anonymous diplomat says the U.S. has a newfound willingness to negotiate with insurgent groups, a risky but potentially fruitful concession.(12) U.S. troops faces escalating insurgent attacks.(13) A cancer cell is like an insurgent terrorist with a very well-defined agenda.(14) For example, in two communications, one targeting potential insurgent recruits and one active guerrillas, both should discourage resistance.(15) They recognize a lot of policemen who are on the front line are bearing the brunt of insurgent attacks, that when suicide bombs go off, they are often at checkpoints.(16) So if they can thwart it through terrorist and insurgent violence, they think they'll get a victory.
(1) insurgent :: oproerig
1. rebellious ::
3. rebel ::
4. irregular ::
Different Formsinsurgent, insurgents
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