What is another word for up-rising?

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[ ˌʌpɹˈa͡ɪzɪŋ], [ ˌʌpɹˈa‍ɪzɪŋ], [ ˌʌ_p_ɹ_ˈaɪ_z_ɪ_ŋ]

Semantically related words: overthrow, rise, revolution, protest

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How to use "Up-rising" in context?

The term "uprising" is often used to describe a situation in which a group of people who are oppressed or have been denied their rights rise up against their oppressors in an effort to gain or regain their rights.

In history, uprisings have been a recurring event. The French Revolution is perhaps the best-known example of a period in which masses of people rose up against their government in an effort to obtain social and political reform.

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