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mutiny

noun [C/U]  /ˈmju·tən·i/ us  
refusal to obey orders, or a violent attempt to take control from people in authority, esp. in the military or on a ship: [U] Walker’s superiors charged him with mutiny.
mutinous
adjective  /ˈmju·tən·əs/ us  
Mutinous troops failed to overthrow the government.
mutiny
verb [I]  /ˈmju·tən·i/ us  
The crew mutinied and took over the ship.
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