Fights and formations

insurgent
(adj)
in-SURJ-ǝnt
Meaning

rebelling against the ruling authority

1st Sample Sentence

An insurgent militia now controls the northeastern corner of the state.

Root

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

Mnemonics

in (not)+surgen (surgeon). SURGEON people obey rules in the hospital and during operation. But INSURGEON people does not obey rules a person (army man) who does not listen to the command of his sergeant is rebellious in nature therefore in-surgent = one who does not listen to his sergeant [ commander] thus is rebellious.

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