Definition of insurgent:
second, greyback, freedom fighter, subversive, seditious, rebel, inflammatory, irregular, anarchical, incitive, incendiary, disloyal, mutinous, rabble-rousing, resist, guerrilla, mutinous, revolutionary, instigative, maverick, guerilla, insurrectionist.
But though the insurgent troops were beaten the inhabitants showed themselves more and more unfavourable to Joseph's cause; and it did not appear very probable that he could ever seat himself tranquilly on the throne of Madrid.- "Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, v10", Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne.
- "Parisian Points of View", Ludovic HalÚvy Commentator: Brander Matthews.
It patronised them, and it could use all their influence, their resources, and their intellect against the insurgent Church, while all the time it had at its command every punishment which force can inflict on those who disregard the laws of an empire.- "Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom", T. W. Allies.