Anger head

insurrection
(n)
in-sǝ-REC-shǝn
Meaning

rebellion; uprising

1st Sample Sentence

From the British point of view, it was an Indian insurrection; from the Indian point of view, it was a war of independence.

Root

in (against)#surgere (to rise) (Latin)

Mnemonics

in-surrection relate surrection with surrender thus -in surrection = not to surrender = rebellious erection. uprising:P

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